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used in The Sunlight Dialogues

4 uses
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to deal directly with an unpleasant situation or person


to challenge someone — often by presenting evidence
  • She was frightened, half-convinced she was confronting some monstrous apparition.
    11 — The Dialogue of Houses (46% in)
  • No man who has passed a month in the death cells believes in capital punishment No man who has passed a month in the death cells believes in cages for beasts And so, confronting her face to face, finding that the leftward veer of her chin, the way she held her glass, stood with one strong foot thrown forward, weight squared and balanced like a fencing master's—finding that above all the music in her voice, however deadly to a man armed only with a shield of wood—rekindled the past...
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (37% in)
  • She was, at any rate, no sneaking pleasure thief: she made no bones about it, confronted the world with as much boldness as her lover of the moment allowed her.
    12 — A Mother's Love (15% in)
  • His stomach closed as if what he confronted were not a man but an upright crocodile.
    18 — The Dragon's Dwelling-Place and the Court for Owls (47% in)

There are no more uses of "confront" in The Sunlight Dialogues.

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