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adjective as in direct

adverb as in bang

Strongest match

Strong match

adverb as in headfirst

Strongest matches

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Example Sentences

Instead, the memes tackled the sexual assault allegations head-on.

In 1951, two controversial Paramount films tackled the continued illegality of abortion head-on.

I was really surprised because Head-On ha​d already been brought to the screen six years ago.

By its final chapter The Tender Soldier addresses head-on the unrealistic expectations—and limitations—of a war-weary superpower.

I wanted to meet a dangerous subject head-on with a dangerous character.

The board bothered her, for she couldn't make a head-on attack on the fence, but it didn't bother her long.

Even as he looked a huge gray ape came bounding out, head-on toward Rajah, who despised these foolish beasts.

So engrossed was he in anger that he almost blundered head-on into the grinning red-head who lounged up the corridor toward him.

The general effect is similar to that produced by two ships having a head-on collision at ten miles per second.

She was almost out of sight around the planet when she ran head-on into it, and vanished in an awesome blaze.


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On this page you'll find 87 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to head-on, such as: immediate, personal, person-to-person, prompt, lineal, and succeeding/successive.

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