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encounter

see definition of encounter
  • nounchance meeting
  • nounfight, argument
  • verbhappen upon
  • verbfight, attack
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Synonyms for encounter

noun chance meeting
  • confrontation
  • interview
  • rendezvous
  • appointment
  • brush
  • concurrence

Antonyms for encounter

  • avoidance
  • evasion
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • yielding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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action

noun. an aggressive military deed
  • battle
  • combat
  • conflict
  • contest
  • encounter
  • engagement
  • fight
  • fighting
  • fray
  • skirmish
  • warfare

affray

noun. fight

affront

verb. insult or involve in entanglement

affronted

verb. insult or involve in entanglement

affronting

verb. insult or involve in entanglement

assail

verb. attack, usually with words
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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