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used in To Kill a Mockingbird

4 uses
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to deal directly with an unpleasant situation or person


to challenge someone — often by presenting evidence
  • Mr. Ewell backed up into the witness chair, settled himself, and regarded Atticus with haughty suspicion, an expression common to Maycomb County witnesses when confronted by opposing counsel.
    p. 234.6
confronted = faced or challenged
  • Then he jumped, landed unhurt, and his sense of responsibility left him until confronted by the Radley Place.
    p. 17.8
  • confronted = challenged (having come to face)
  • Again, as I had often met it in my own church, I was confronted with the Impurity of Women doctrine that seemed to preoccupy all clergymen.
    p. 162.2
  • confronted = faced
  • It was plain that he had never been confronted with a problem of this kind.
    p. 240.6
confronted = faced or challenged
There are no more uses of "confront" in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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