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confront
used in Brave New World

4 uses
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Definition
to deal directly with an unpleasant situation or person

or:

to challenge someone — often by presenting evidence
  • A blubbered and distorted face confronted her; the creature was crying.
    p. 119.6
  • The two low work-tables faced one another; between them crawled the conveyor with its load of separate parts; forty-seven blonde heads were confronted by forty-seven brown ones.
    p. 160.2
  • At the foot of every bed, confronting its moribund occupant, was a television box.
    p. 198.7
  • A group stood clustered at the foot of her bed, staring with the frightened and stupid curiosity of animals suddenly confronted by the unknown.
    p. 202.2

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