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confront
used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition to deal directly with an unpleasant situation or person

or:

to challenge someone — often by presenting evidence
  • I felt as a rabbit might feel returning to his burrow and suddenly confronted by the work of a dozen busy navvies digging the foundations of a house.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- The Work of Fifteen Days (10% in)

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