(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Confronted; p. pr. & vb. n. Confronting.] [F. confronter; L. con- + frons the forehead or front. See Front.] 1. To stand facing or in front of; to face; esp. to face hostilely; to oppose with firmness.
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We four, indeed, confronted were with four
In Russian habit.
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He spoke and then confronts the bull.
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Hester caught hold of Pearl, and drew her forcibly into her arms, confronting the old Puritan magistrate with almost a fierce expression.
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It was impossible at once to confront the might of France and to trample on the liberties of England.
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2. To put face to face; to cause to face or to meet; as, to confront one with the proofs of his wrong doing.
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3. To set in opposition for examination; to put in contrast; to compare.
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When I confront a medal with a verse, I only show you the same design executed by different hands.
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