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confront
used in Sycamore Row

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

or:

to challenge someone — often by presenting evidence
  • Second, Jake wanted to confront head-on the issue of the side effects of Demerol.
    p. 532.1
  • The surgeon is always reserved when confronted with a complicated procedure.
    p. 175.2
  • Jake made the snap decision to avoid a confrontation.
    p. 235.1
  • May I suggest we confront the initial question of Mr. Buckley's right to enter this case as local counsel?
    p. 237.8
  • "My thoughts exactly," Judge Atlee said, something he often said when confronted with a good idea.
    p. 281.7
  • They confronted their mother, who claimed to be too weak to discuss the matter.
    p. 330.2
  • The following morning, Fritz and his sister confronted Lettie when she arrived for work.
    p. 330.3
  • Portia had gently confronted her mother and, with all the trust and respect and love she could humanly muster, had asked her the big question.
    p. 359.1
  • If you are confronted, give them a bogus name and report back here.
    p. 445.9
  • Believe me, ladies and gentlemen, that is the greatest question I've ever confronted as a lawyer.
    p. 514.5

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