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confront
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Great Expectations
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  • I started much more naturally then, to find myself confronted by a man in a sober gray dress.
  • I always thought this was business, this was the way to confront the thing, this was the way to take the foe by the throat.
  • I had known him the moment I saw him looking over the settle, and now that I stood confronting him with his hand upon my shoulder, I checked off again in detail his large head, his dark complexion, his deep-set eyes, his bushy black eyebrows, his large watch-chain, his strong black dots of beard and whisker, and even the smell of scented soap on his great hand.
  • When it came upon him, he confronted it, but it must come before he troubled himself.
  • The sheriffs with their great chains and nosegays, other civic gewgaws and monsters, criers, ushers, a great gallery full of people,—a large theatrical audience,—looked on, as the two-and-thirty and the Judge were solemnly confronted.
  • "You was a saying," he observed, when we had confronted one another in silence, "that surely I must understand.

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  • You must confront your problems.
  • You must confront your opponent.

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