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Another word for confrontation

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Noun
  1. A face-to-face, usually hostile meeting

      1. Either an actual or a figurative face to face confrontation, especially a bitter one.
      2. (Ice hockey) The start of play, when two players try to get control of the puck dropped by the referee
      3. (Ice hockey) The method used to begin play in ice hockey.
      1. A hostile or adversarial confrontation:
      2. A direct meeting, as in conflict or battle
      3. A meeting, especially one that is unplanned, unexpected, or brief:
    See also:

    meet

  2. A state of open, prolonged fighting

      1. Military operations marked by a specific characteristic:
      2. Conflict or struggle of any kind
      3. The waging of war against an enemy; armed conflict.
      1. Military operations as a profession or science
      2. The period of such conflict.
      3. A condition of active antagonism or contention:
      1. The act of struggling:
      2. Strife, contention, or combat:
      3. Conflict; strife; contention
      1. Contention or competition between rivals.
      2. The act or state of fighting or quarreling, esp. bitterly; struggle; conflict
      3. A conflict or quarrel:
      1. The state of being hostile; antagonism or enmity.
      2. An expression of enmity and ill will; hostile act
      3. Acts of war; overt warfare.
      1. Opposition between characters or forces in a work of drama or fiction, especially when motivating or shaping the action of the plot.
      2. A fight or struggle, esp. a protracted one; war
      3. A state of open, often prolonged fighting; a battle or war.
      1. Belligerence.
      2. The state of being at war or being engaged in a warlike conflict.
    See also:

    conflict

  3. A state of disagreement and disharmony

      1. Military operations marked by a specific characteristic:
      2. Conflict or struggle of any kind
      3. The waging of war against an enemy; armed conflict.
      1. The period of such conflict.
      2. Open armed conflict between countries or between factions within the same country
      3. A condition of active antagonism or contention:
      1. An exception to the application of a usual rule, granted by an authority on the basis of hardship or practicality:
      2. A difference between what is expected and what happens
      3. Degree of change or difference; divergence; discrepancy
      1. Contention or competition between rivals.
      2. The act or state of fighting or quarreling, esp. bitterly; struggle; conflict
      3. A conflict or quarrel:
      1. The offense of attempting to produce such a breach.
      2. Any of the sects, parties, etc. formed by such a split
      3. A formal breach of union within a religious body, especially a Christian church.
      1. An instance of such discord.
      2. Lack of harmony; discord; conflict
      1. (Physics) A force that resists the relative motion or tendency to such motion of two bodies or substances in contact.
      2. The rubbing of one object or surface against another.
      3. Conflict, as between persons having dissimilar ideas or interests; clash.
      1. Partisan conflict within an organization or a country; dissension
      2. A literary work or film that is a mix of fact and fiction.
      3. A group of people inside a political party, club, government, etc. working in a common cause against other such groups or against the main body
      1. (Music) A combination of tones contextually considered to suggest unrelieved tension and require resolution.
      2. A state of disagreement or conflict
      3. Lack of agreement, consistency, or harmony; conflict:
      1. Disagreement, as of opinion or belief; dissent.
      2. Disagreement; dissent
      3. The state of being dissident; dissent
      1. Difference of opinion or feeling; disagreement.
      2. (Law) A judicial opinion reaching a conclusion contrary to that reached by the majority of judges deciding a case; a minority opinion.
      3. The rendering of a minority opinion in the decision of a law case
      1. Difference of opinion; disagreement.
      2. A difference of opinion; disagreement or, esp., discord as expressed in intense quarreling or wrangling, as within a group [dissension among party members]: often in dissension in the ranks, dissatisfaction with those in authority
      1. (Music) Lack of harmony; dissonance.
      2. The state or an instance of disagreement; discord.
      3. (Genetics) The presence of a given trait in only one member of a pair of identical twins.
      1. A harsh or confused noise, as the sound of battle; clash; din
      2. Lack of concord; disagreement; dissension; conflict
      3. Tension or strife resulting from a lack of agreement; dissension.
      1. Disharmony.
      2. The absence or reverse of accord.
      3. Lack of accord; discord; disagreement
      1. A disagreement or quarrel
      2. The condition or quality of being difficult:
      3. A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
      1. (Mathematics) The amount by which one quantity is greater or less than another.
      2. A significant effect on or change in a situation
      3. An instance of disparity or unlikeness:
      1. A statement or point that one argues for as true or valid
      2. A striving to win in competition; rivalry:
      3. The act of contending; strife, struggle, controversy, dispute, quarrel, etc.
      1. Opposition between characters or forces in a work of drama or fiction, especially when motivating or shaping the action of the plot.
      2. A fight or struggle, esp. a protracted one; war
      3. A state of open, often prolonged fighting; a battle or war.
      1. A disagreement or state of opposition:
      2. A sharp disagreement; conflict
      3. A violent conflict or confrontation.
    See also:

    conflict

Another word for confrontation

Noun
      1. (Poker) The displaying, faceup on the table, of the hands of all of the players who have not withdrawn as of the final round of betting, to determine who wins the pot
      2. An event, especially a confrontation, that forces an issue to a conclusion.
      3. The final battle between two nemeses, in which there can be but one victor
      1. Any fight or struggle; conflict
      2. A match between two combatants:
      3. An intense competition:
      1. A meeting with another, esp. when unexpected or by chance
      2. A meeting, especially one that is unplanned, unexpected, or brief:
      3. A direct meeting, as in conflict or battle
      1. A series of horse or dog races held during a period of days at a certain track
      2. The act or process or an instance of coming together; an encounter.
      3. A place or instance of junction or intersection.