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confront
used in Of Human Bondage

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

or:

to challenge someone — often by presenting evidence
  • He made the patient feel like a boy confronted by a jolly schoolmaster; his illness was an absurd piece of naughtiness which amused rather than irritated.
    81-82 — Chapters 81-82 (3% in)
  • Once or twice he made a mistake in diagnosis: (he had never seen a case of measles before, and when he was confronted with the rash took it for an obscure disease of the skin;) and once or twice his ideas of treatment differed from Doctor South's.
    115-116 — Chapters 115-116 (95% in)
  • He could not confront again the loneliness and the tempest.
    121-122 — Chapters 121-122 (86% in)

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