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  • as inconfront
  • as inmeet
  • as instumble
  • as intaste

synonyms for come up against

  • accost
  • defy
  • encounter
  • meet
  • oppose
  • repel
  • resist
  • affront
  • beard
  • brave
  • dare
  • flout
  • front
  • scorn
  • withstand
  • call one's bluff
  • face down
  • face off
  • face up to
  • face with
  • go one-on-one
  • go up against
  • make my day
  • meet eyeball-to-eyeball
  • stand up to
  • tell off
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antonyms for come up against

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  • avoid
  • dodge
  • evade
  • surrender
  • yield
  • back down
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    How to use come up against in a sentence

    What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    In their shelter, Brion and Ulv crouched low and wondered why the attack didn't come.
    SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
    Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    Some weeks after, the creditor chanced to be in Boston, and in walking up Tremont street, encountered his enterprising friend.
    THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
    In less than ten minutes, the bivouac was broken up, and our little army on the march.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
    PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
    I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    Even as they gazed they saw its roof caught up, and whirled off as if it had been a scroll of paper.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    Babylas raised his pale face; he knew what was coming; it had come so many times before.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO COME UP AGAINST

    • accost
    • affront
    • beard
    • brave
    • call one's bluff
    • come up against
    • dare
    • defy
    • encounter
    • face down
    • face off
    • face up to
    • face with
    • flout
    • front
    • go one-on-one
    • go up against
    • make my day
    • meet
    • meet eyeball-to-eyeball
    • oppose
    • repel
    • resist
    • scorn
    • stand up to
    • tell off
    • withstand
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.