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confront

con·front

confront

 
 
pronunciation:
kn fruhnt
part of speech: verb
inflections: confronted, confronting, confronts
definition: to meet, face, or stand up to boldly.
Hannah confronted her friend about the missing money.
synonyms:
face
antonyms:
avoid, evade
similar words:
affront, brave, defy, encounter, face up to, meet
derivations: confrontational (adj.), confrontation (n.)