After her encounter with OSI Neubauer says she was “straight up suicidal.”
With the ice cream cone scene, she denies any pleasure from the encounter, emasculating him in the process.
Perhaps the biggest shock most students are bound to encounter once they reach college involves majors.
"It was like meeting the queen of England," she said of their first encounter.
In “Inverness,” a botanist finds something like faith through an encounter with an obsessed Loch Ness Monster hunter.
Then the great athletic brother came and separated them, remonstrating on the folly of the encounter at such a time.
I am not afraid of Mrs Howell; and we shall have to encounter her again, sooner or later.
The watering party having no wish to encounter so many armed men, hastened back to the ship.
She had been partly aware, before she left the Hall, of what she should have to encounter.
She turned her head to one side that she might not encounter the full gaze of his eyes.
c.1300, "meeting of adversaries, confrontation," from Old French encontre "meeting; fight; opportunity," noun use of preposition/adverb encontre "against, counter to" from Late Latin incontra "in front of," from Latin in- "in" (see in- (2)) + contra "against" (see contra). Modern use of the word in psychology is from 1967, from the work of U.S. psychologist Carl Rogers (1902-1987). Encounter group attested from 1967.
c.1300, "to meet as an adversary," from Old French encontrer "confront," from encontre (see encounter (n.). Weakened sense of "casually meet" first recorded in English early 16c. Related: Encountered; encountering.