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See definition of face off on Dictionary.com
  • as inargument
  • as inface-off
  • as inpolemic
  • as inargue
  • as intake on
  • as inbrave
  • as inchallenge
  • as indare

synonyms for face off

  • altercation
  • bickering
  • brawl
  • clash
  • controversy
  • debate
  • disagreement
  • dispute
  • exchange
  • feud
  • quarrel
  • squabble
  • beef
  • blowup
  • bone
  • brush
  • crusher
  • dustup
  • face-off
  • finisher
  • flap
  • fuss
  • gin
  • go
  • hassle
  • knockdown
  • out
  • rhubarb
  • romp
  • row
  • ruckus
  • ruction
  • rumpus
  • run-in
  • scene
  • scrap
  • set-to
  • shindy
  • spat
  • static
  • stew
  • tiff
  • words
  • wrangle
  • bone of contention
  • bone to pick
  • brannigan
  • difference of opinion
  • donnybrook
  • falling-out
  • knock-down-drag-out
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antonyms for face off

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  • agreement
  • harmony
  • peace
  • calm
  • agree
  • concur
  • give in
  • make peace
  • abstain
  • comply
  • harmonize
  • ignore
  • keep quiet
  • overlook
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How to use face off in a sentence

It is most peculiar, and when he plays that way, the most bewitching little expression comes over his face.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Bernard stood there face to face with Mrs. Vivian, whose eyes seemed to plead with him more than ever.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
A Yankee, whose face had been mauled in a pot-house brawl, assured General Jackson that he had received his scars in battle.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Joe looked at her with a smile, his face still solemn and serious for all its youth and the fires of new-lit hope behind his eyes.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
The blood that accused his friend in his heart, rushed to his face, when he repeated what had been told him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The aged woman made no reply; her eyes still studied Ramona's face, and she still held her hand.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Babylas raised his pale face; he knew what was coming; it had come so many times before.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
So he bore down on the solemn declaration that she stood face to face with a prison term for perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Madame de Condillac stood watching him, her face composed, her glance cold.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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