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Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of confrontation.

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Examples

  • Throughout the book, we see him confronting Merriman three times, and each of these confrontations is painful in a way that nothing else in the book truly is.

    The Dark is Rising

  • I realize that everyone's situation is different and that sometimes these discussion end up in confrontations between competing life stules and values.

    Where are your feet? Cost of Living

  • Democrats primarily objected to language that will remove from current law the duty of citizens to retreat in confrontations in public settings.

    Street Justice

  • These encounters quickly became commonplace in confrontations with the police, and the students soon found ways to deal with the unfamiliar.

    'I Saw a Nightmare …' Doing Violence to Memory: The Soweto Uprising, June 16, 1976

  • Gr 4-6-Although each of these confrontations is interesting, the sheer number of episodes, the lack of strong central characters ... make for a story with much less dramatic tension than Funke's outstanding novels, The Thief Lord (2002) and Inkheart (2003, both Scholastic).

    Dragon Rider: Summary and book reviews of Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke.

  • Since it rejected worldly regimes to the point of refusing to pay taxes, the Lumpa became increasingly engaged in confrontations with the Zambian government, leading to open rebellion in the 1960s.

    The Next Christianity

  • While it remains unlikely that Russia and Ukraine will go to war over gas disputes in the immediate future, Russia's focus on maintaining access to global energy sources suggests that increased competition for decreasing reserves could lead to longer term confrontations, a scenario Daniel Litvin subscribes to.

    pfblogs.org: The Ad-Free Personal Finance Blogs Aggregator

  • Israeli policymakers and market players said in meetings with the brokerage that they were uncertain about the security situation "in key areas such as -- in order of perceived likelihood of short-term confrontations -- the Gaza Strip, Lebanon and Iran," he wrote.

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  • In other words, if he wasn’t caught, the government wouldn’t “get the message” to back off in confrontations like Ruby Ridge and Waco, and to reign in the ATF.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Timothy McVeigh Was No Libertarian: The Fallacy of Conflating Two Very Different Types of “Anti-Government” Movements

  • The man who detested McCarthy, warned against the “military-industrial complex,” and sent troops to Little Rock, moreover, would have had less to prove, and less to fear, in confrontations with jittery hawks, or with racist Democratic governors after the Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education.

    Feckless Youth

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