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  • as inconfront
  • as inface the music

synonyms for face up to

  • accost
  • defy
  • encounter
  • meet
  • oppose
  • repel
  • resist
  • affront
  • beard
  • brave
  • dare
  • flout
  • front
  • scorn
  • withstand
  • call one's bluff
  • come up against
  • face down
  • face off
  • 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 face up to

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  • avoid
  • dodge
  • evade
  • surrender
  • yield
  • back down
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    How to use face up to 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
    It is most peculiar, and when he plays that way, the most bewitching little expression comes over his face.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    Bernard stood there face to face with Mrs. Vivian, whose eyes seemed to plead with him more than ever.
    CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
    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
    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
    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")
    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
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    WORDS RELATED TO FACE UP TO

    • 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.