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adjective as in facing

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Aiyana Stanley-Jones was not even confronting police officers when she was fatally shot the night of May 16, 2010.

Otherwise, they disagreed on just about every major issue confronting Israel.

In short, Mormon leaders are confronting a crisis of faith—and a crisis of authority.

As activist Lindsey asks in her videos confronting harassers: Why do women need to hear this?

“I believe that the issues confronting us cross party lines,” he said, reminding the audience of his history as a Democrat.

The young lady, hearing his step, turned round and stood on the stair, confronting him fiercely.

The motorist, however, finds a different problem confronting him in making London his center.

Gregory picked up an ax as he stepped back, and then stood confronting the boys threateningly.

He had risen, and he was confronting his merry host very fiercely, white to the lips, his eyes aflame.

Bob sprang quickly from his seat on one of the bunks, and he and Tom stood confronting Harvey.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to confronting, such as: encountering, meeting, opposing, and face-to-face.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.