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confront
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Bleak House
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  • Jo, thus apostrophized, gives a slouch backward, and another slouch forward, and another slouch to each side, and confronts the eloquent Chadband with evident doubts of his intentions.
  • Immediately afterwards, he twists him into a public-house and into a parlour, where he confronts him and claps his own back against the door.
  • Mrs. Chadband, more than ready, so advances as to jostle her husband into the background and confronts Mr. Bucket with a hard, frowning smile.
  • I confronted the maid in the chambers in Lincoln’s Inn Fields with a witness who had been Lady Dedlock’s guide, and there couldn’t be the shadow of a doubt that she had worn the young woman’s dress, unknown to her.

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

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