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  Words related to confrontation

Related / Similar Words: opposition, encounter, showdown, face-off

 

Definition:
  • a focussed comparison; bringing together for a careful comparison;
  • the act of opposing groups confronting each other; "the government was not ready for a confrontation with the unions"; "the invaders encountered stiff opposition";
  • a hostile disagreement face-to-face;
  • discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions;
  • a bold challenge;

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    Hyponyms: strikebreaking

     

    Derivational Morphology: confront, face, present, fight, oppose, fight back, fight down, defend

     

    Anagrams: fortification, fractionation, nitrification

     

     
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