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Definition to deal directly with an unpleasant situation or person

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to challenge someone — often by presenting evidence
  • You must confront your problems.
confront = deal directly with an unpleasant situation
  • You must confront your opponent.
  • confront = deal directly with an unpleasant situation
  • We confronted him with the evidence.
  • He also ached for a chance to confront Janza.
    Robert Cormier  --  The Chocolate War
  • confront = challenge
  • No one in my family or my circle of friends had ever had to confront something like this.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember
  • confront = face (deal with an unpleasant situation)
  • It's high time we leave Ellesmera and confront our fate, whatever it may be.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • confront = deal directly with an unpleasant situation
  • He had ignored her until this moment of confrontation.
    Robert Cormier  --  After the First Death
  • confrontation = an argument or a hostile situation
  • While my original plan called for me to confront you right then and there, I jumped to the side—out of the doorway.
    Jay Asher  --  Thirteen Reasons Why
  • confront = to challenge someone or deal directly with an unpleasant situation with them
  • She shut her eyes tiredly, suddenly unwilling to confront her warring emotions.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • confront = deal directly with a difficult situation
  • He wait until I confront them on it ... then he wanna come crying seniority.
    August Wilson  --  Fences
  • confront = deal directly with an unpleasant situation
  • I'm going to her house, to confront her on why she ditched me.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • confront = deal directly with an unpleasant situation
  • Did you confront your father?
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
  • confront = to deal directly with (regarding an unpleasant situation)
  • People don't like being confronted with things they don't understand, I guess.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • confronted = deal directly with an unpleasant situation with someone
  • flight as escape or confrontation; mercy the unspoken wish of the novel's population.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • confrontation = challenge
  • I was sure this was it, this was what I'd been waiting for since confronting him in my driveway that day.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • Even I wasn't sure what I was trying to get out of confronting him about his sexuality.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • Kyle eventually had to go, and I was never brave enough to confront him about his identity crisis.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • Let us confront its challenge with confidence, and together give our children the future they deserve.
    Tony Blair  --  First Address to Irish Parliament From a British PM
  • Miss Hunter screamed and shrunk against the wall at the sight of him, but Sherlock Holmes sprang forward and confronted him.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • The reader is thereby protected from a confrontation too soon with the painful details, while simultaneously provoked into a desire to know them.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye

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