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confront
used in The Bluest Eye

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

or:

to challenge someone — often by presenting evidence
  • The reader is thereby protected from a confrontation too soon with the painful details, while simultaneously provoked into a desire to know them.
    6 — Afterword (65% in)
  • And since he was too diffident to confront homosexuality, and since little boys were insulting, scary, and stubborn, he further limited his interests to little girls.
    4 — Spring (79% in)
  • But the subject required too much truth, too many confrontations, and offered too little support to a failing ego.
    4 — Spring (84% in)

There are no more uses of "confront" in The Bluest Eye.

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