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used in Notes from the Underground

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to deal directly with an unpleasant situation or person


to challenge someone — often by presenting evidence
  • Though in certain circumstances these gentlemen bellow their loudest like bulls, though this, let us suppose, does them the greatest credit, yet, as I have said already, confronted with the impossible they subside at once.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (70% in)
  • Simply to glance at that flaxen, smoothly brushed head, at the tuft of hair he combed up on his forehead and oiled with sunflower oil, at that dignified mouth, compressed into the shape of the letter V, made one feel one was confronting a man who never doubted of himself.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (56% in)
  • Why do you still stand confronting me, after all this?
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (76% in)

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