Usage examples for confront

  1. After a while she sat up, dried her wet face and made herself confront the new aspect of things. – Beggars on Horseback by F. Tennyson Jesse
  2. I had no time to think what would happen next, or what I was going to confront. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  3. Shall I confront Bannard with this? – The Diamond Pin by Carolyn Wells
  4. Why not confront the embodied scheme at once? – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  5. I jerked my head round to confront Fanshawe, the man detailed to keep Burke under surveillance. – The Paternoster Ruby by Charles Edmonds Walk
  6. The object now was to secure the second rascal in the same way we had the first; and for this purpose Mr. Gryce ordered the now helpless giant to be dragged into the adjoining small room formerly occupied by Mrs. Blake, where he and his men likewise took up their station leaving me to confront as best I might, the surprise and consternation of the one whose return we now awaited. – A Strange Disappearance by Anna Katharine Green
  7. A self- evident proposition from the beginning, it illustrates the enormous difficulties which confront those who labor to develop our national- parks system. – The Book of the National Parks by Robert Sterling Yard
  8. He is a man whom I have just dismissed for carelessness and insolence,- two things that run in double harness in this country,- but I should be more afraid to find him at my back on a dark night, alone on the plains; than to confront him in daylight, in the witness box, against me. – Susy, A Story of the Plains by Bret Harte
  9. He had just come out of a trunk store in time to confront the sorry procession. – Two Boys and a Fortune by Matthew White, Jr.
  10. Great tasks confront it. – The Light of Divine Guidance (Volume 1) by Shoghi Effendi
  11. The same problems which confront criminology today, psychiatry had to face some years ago. – Studies in Forensic Psychiatry by Bernard Glueck
  12. And so, when Mr. Allen brought forth for my benefit those arguments of the King's party which were deemed their strength, I would confront him with Mr. Swain's logic. – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  13. There was still another letter to be opened: there was yet more wickedness which I must know how to confront. – Basil by Wilkie Collins
  14. I want to have them to confront her with, when I do find her. – The Quest of the Golden Girl by Richard le Gallienne
  15. He moved to confront Walrond. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  16. Mark that, Fouche, and mark also that when I once say 'I will, ' I shall know how to make my will good, even if the whole world ventures to confront me. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official