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Causing distress
Present participle for challenge
“We are learning how to confront death.”
Present participle for to stand or meet facing, especially in competition, hostility or defiance
“Arguably, however, less tractable difficulties confront him in the realm of spirits.”
Present participle for to stand or meet facing, especially in competition, hostility or defiance
“They therefore decided to confront the problem by mounting a charm offensive.”
Present participle for to stand or meet facing, especially in competition, hostility or defiance
“Things were so bad that he finally felt compelled to confront one reporter and ask that she meet his eye and not walk away when he spoke.”
Phrase
Heavily occupied, or busily involved in an important activity
Adjective
Confronting or thought-provoking in nature
Phrase
In the physical presence of somebody
Noun
The separation, alignment or orientation of something into two opposed poles
Adjective
Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting opposition
Adverb
Directly facing
Noun
Resistance or dissent, expressed in action or argument
Adjective
Antagonistic
Verb
(negative) To experience an emotion or sensation
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