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confronted, past tense; confronted, past participle; confronts, 3rd person singular present; confronting, present participle;
  1. Meet (someone) face to face with hostile or argumentative intent
    • - 300 policemen confronted an equal number of union supporters
  2. Face up to and deal with (a problem or difficult situation)
    • - we knew we couldn't ignore the race issue and decided we'd confront it head on
  3. Compel (someone) to face or consider something, esp. by way of accusation
    • - Tricia confronted him with her suspicions
  4. (of a problem, difficulty, etc.) Present itself to (someone) so that dealing with it cannot be avoided
    • - post-czarist Russia was confronted with a Ukrainian national movement
  5. Appear or be placed in front of (someone) so as to unsettle or threaten
    • - we were confronted with pictures of moving skeletons

  1. oppose, as in hostility or a competition; "You must confront your opponent"; "Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring"; "The two enemies finally confronted each other"
  2. deal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
  3. present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize; "We confronted him with the evidence"; "He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions"; "An enormous dilemma faces us"
  4. be face to face with; "The child screamed when he confronted the man in the Halloween costume"
  5. (confrontation) a bold challenge
  6. (confrontation) discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions
  7. (confrontation) a hostile disagreement face-to-face
  8. (confrontation) the act of hostile groups opposing each other; "the government was not ready for a confrontation with the unions"; "the invaders encountered stiff opposition"
  9. (Confrontation (album)) Confrontation is a roots reggae album by Bob Marley & the Wailers, released posthumously in May 1983, two years after Marley's death. The songs on this album were compiled from unreleased material and singles recorded during Marley's lifetime. ...
  10. (Confrontation (Death Note episode)) The Japanese animation television series Death Note, is based on the manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. ...
  11. (Confrontation (Games Workshop)) Necromunda is a skirmish tabletop war game produced by Specialist Games (a division of Games Workshop).
  12. (Confrontation (journal)) Confrontation is an American literary magazine founded in 1968 and based at Long Island University in Brookville, New York. It publishes fiction, essays and poetry twice each year. The journal helped launch the careers of Cynthia Ozick, Paul Theroux and Walter Abish. ...
  13. (Confrontation (Rackham)) Confrontation is a tactical fantasy miniature wargaming in which the combatants are represented by metal figures in 28 mm scale. For comparison purposes, the system's figures are slightly larger than those of Games Workshop or The Foundry.
  14. (The Confrontation (film)) The Confrontation (Fényes szelek) is a 1969 Hungarian drama film directed by Miklós Jancsó. It was listed to compete at the 1968 Cannes Film Festival, but the festival was cancelled due to the events of May 1968 in France.
  15. To stand or meet facing, especially in competition, hostility or defiance; to come face to face with; to oppose; to challenge; To deal with; To something bring face to face with; To come up against; to encounter; To engage in confrontation; To set a thing side by side with; to compare; To ...
  16. (CONFRONTATION) crim. law, practice. The act by which a witness is brought in the presence of the accused, so that the latter may object to him, if he can, and the former may know and identify the accused, and maintain the truth in his presence. ...
  17. (Confrontation) A fundamental right of a defendant in a criminal action to come face-to-face with an adverse witness in the court's presence so the defendant has a fair chance to object to the testimony of the witness, and the opportunity to cross-examine him or her.
  18. (Confrontation) A process by which a client is told something about himself or herself by a nurse or therapist that encourages self-examination. Also used to clarify an inconsistency or incongruence between what the client says and does.
  19. (Confrontation) The most effective means of resolving conflict, in which the conflict is brought out in the open and attempts are made to resolve it through knowledge and reason.
  20. (Confrontation) The second act in Syd Field’s Paradigm, its ideal length is approximately 60 pages, and it contains both the second Plot Point at or around page 85 and the screenplay’s Mid-Point at or around page 60, or half-way through the script. ^19
  21. (Confrontation) it should be used in a manner that leads clients to take responsibilty for their behaviors.
  22. (Confronting) Telling another person how we see his/her behavior, but using the format - "I feel ___________ (emotion). When you do ____________(behavior). We do not judge or use name calling."
  23. to face without flinching or avoiding. Confront is actually the ability to be there comfortably and perceive.
  24. an amazing sight ~ed me une scène extraordinaire s'offrait à moi.
  25. Defeat 10 enemy players