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synonyms for confronting

  • encountering
  • meeting
  • opposing
  • face to face
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How to use confronting in a sentence

The young lady, hearing his step, turned round and stood on the stair, confronting him fiercely.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The motorist, however, finds a different problem confronting him in making London his center.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Gregory picked up an ax as he stepped back, and then stood confronting the boys threateningly.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
He had risen, and he was confronting his merry host very fiercely, white to the lips, his eyes aflame.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Bob sprang quickly from his seat on one of the bunks, and he and Tom stood confronting Harvey.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
At that time the two main armies operating in Virginia were confronting each other near Fredericksburg.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
“We have stronger evidence against you,” said Duncan, confronting him with an undaunted look, before which his insolence quailed.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
Generalship there was not; every baron and his knights fought his own little battle with the hordesmen confronting.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
And having fixed Soriki's face, he tried to believe that he was now confronting the com-tech, speaking directly to him.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
Yesterday those men, in the full tide of life, stood in the trenches confronting the enemy.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
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WORDS RELATED TO CONFRONTING

  • confronting
  • direct
  • opposite
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