Those that confront us now are as momentous as any in the past.
The Duke of Lerma, infirm and enfeebled by years, was unable to confront his foes.
Our eyes are shut to the damning facts which confront us on every side.
We could not confront the gaze of Beauty with great rents in our shirts.
My brain was numb, but I did my best to confront the new situation that was before ...