Pvt. Eddie Slovik was the bravest soldier that one World War II veteran says he ever encountered.
When the imam returned Thursday, he encountered a man who was visibly afraid, and Musri didn't seek to allay his fears.
The modern era of the circus is inseparable from several names you may have encountered.
He had one of those cool dads who would buy his kids random gifts he encountered on his way home from work.
I remember some episodes I encountered back in 2009 that really brought this home to me.
So he thought: “It seems now that at last I have encountered ghosts.”
And he went to gain the other pond, when he encountered Father Etienne.
I exclaimed, as we encountered a figure that was perfectly familiar to me.
She went out sobbing, and encountered Bruno at the head of the stairs.
If they had encountered him now, they might have reversed their opinion.
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.