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Definition of Confront

  • To stand facing or in front of; to face; esp. to face hostilely; to oppose with firmness.
  • To put face to face; to cause to face or to meet; as, to confront one with the proofs of his wrong doing.
  • To set in opposition for examination; to put in contrast; to compare.
  • deal with (something unpleasant) head on
  • present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize
  • oppose, as in hostility or a competition
  • be face to face with

How to use confront in a sentence. Confront pronunciation.

It is his image, in marble, standing on duty at the pilot wheel; and worthy to stand and confront criticism, for it represents a man who in life would have stayed there till he burned to a cinder, if duty required it.
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It seemed to him very probable that Nancy would be with her aunt, to confront him.
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She never would again expose herself to a similar slight of this kind; but she must assuredly, in the cause of good morals, at once confront the blind with the culpable, and this time with such proofs as would make the blow irresistible.
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He could not confront again the loneliness and the tempest.
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It would be worth while to extend this idea to religions ceremonies in general, and to confront column by column, the analogous or contrasting points of faith and superstitious practices in all nations.
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Great men have given their best thoughts to many of the problems that confront us.
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All too often the teacher hurries over into the Holy Land of some four thousand years ago, leaving a class of twentieth century boys and girls here at home to wonder what all that ancient material has to do with the problems that confront them here and now.
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Jennie was now going through the agony of one who has a varied and complicated problem to confront.
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Her baby, her father, her brothers, and sisters all rose up to confront her.
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Were there so many Victorias, that a new one-and a strange one-should confront him at every meeting?
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And wheresoe'er thy footsteps err, Confront thy fated torturer!
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She did not understand; and when an Indian confronts a situation which puzzles him, you may be very sure that same Indian is going to be very, very cautious.
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Alice felt a little shaky as she opened the door to confront the family enemy.
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Full of the most conflicting thoughts, I paced the room up and down slowly-the tall mirror reflected my face and figure and showed me the startlingly faithful presentment of the woman I had seen in my strange series of visions,-the woman who centuries ago had fought against convention and custom, only to be foolishly conquered by them in a thousand ways,-the woman who had slain love, only that it should rise again and confront her with deathless eyes of eternal remembrance-the woman who, drowned at last for love's sake in a sea of wrath and trembling, knelt outside the barred gate of Heaven praying to enter in!
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You will confront the Brethren, as one who has passed the same mental test through which they are passing!
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In the former case, in fine, the Deity and the representative of the Deity act with absolute caprice, confront men stiffly with commands of incredible smallness, and challenge them to opposition; in the latter, the conduct of Samuel is not (supposing it to have been the custom to devote enemies to destruction) unintelligible, nor his demeanour devoid of natural spirit; he appeals not to an irresponsible position, but to the manifest truth that obedience is better than the fat of rams.
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This class we may describe as _mystics_. Certain dangers confront each of the two groups.
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When spiritual sight is developed so that it becomes possible to behold the Desire World, many wonders confront the newcomer, for conditions are so widely different from what they are here, that a description must sound quite as incredible as a fairy tale to anyone who has not himself seen them.
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Should he confront the colonel and demand an explanation, a demand he knew he had a perfect right to make?
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Heyfuss departed, laughing good-naturedly, and Matt Peasley turned to confront Cappy Ricks.
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Examples of Confront

Example #1
The finest thing we saw on our whole Mississippi trip, we saw as we approached New Orleans in the steam-tug.
Example #2
It stands over his grave now, in Bellefontaine cemetery, St. Louis.
Example #3
If so,-if indeed she were going to act like any coarse woman, with no regard but for her own passions and Interests, -he would at least have the consolation of expelling from his mind, at once and for ever, her haunting image.
Example #4
After all, a day's delay would only irritate him; better to go this afternoon, in which case it was not worth while sending an answer.
Example #5
It was true she had been badly recompensed for her anonymous letter, by which she had previously attempted to open the eyes of the unfortunate General; for from that moment the General, the Marquise, and M. de Camors himself, without an open rupture, let her feel their marks of contempt, which embittered her heart.
Example #6
By the mere thought, Madame de la Roche-Jugan had persuaded herself that the new turn events were taking might become favorable to the expectations which had become the fixed idea of her life.