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synonyms for confrontation

  • battle
  • contest
  • crisis
  • dispute
  • encounter
  • fight
  • meeting
  • showdown
  • strife
  • affray
  • set-to
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antonyms for confrontation

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  • agreement
  • calm
  • peace
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For obvious reasons, that increases the likelihood of a violent confrontation.
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The app’s developers claimed the app fostered public safety by letting users locate and avoid confrontations between protesters and police.
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After a confrontation in which he fatally shot one man, police say, Rittenhouse fell while being chased by people trying to disarm him.
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The confrontation, resolved over the weekend, is the latest in a string of clashes centering on the software sales-related growth engine of America’s most valuable company.
WHY APPLE LET WORDPRESS WALK BUT CONTINUES TO FIGHT FORTNITE’S EPIC GAMESRHHACKETTFORTUNEAUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
A confrontation with the police could have been very dangerous for Cooper.
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Never did God, who delights in antitheses, produce a more striking contrast, or a more extraordinary confrontation.
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The test of a civilized person is first self-awareness, and then depth after depth of sincerity in self-confrontation.
THE CROW'S NESTCLARENCE DAY, JR.
And this new confrontation with another and still newer world, with another Unknown, demands a new religion, a new God.
MILE VERHAERENSTEFAN ZWEIG
But he cursed himself for a fool and a coward, not to have gone away—abroad—long ere such a possible confrontation threatened him.
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At last she saw his table, and the direct confrontation of his stare.
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WORDS RELATED TO CONFRONTATION

  • clash
  • conflict
  • confrontation
  • encounter
  • engagement
  • fracas
  • rub
  • run-in
  • scrap
  • set-to
  • skirmish
  • tap
  • touch
  • tussle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.