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Origin of confrontation
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Their confrontation at dinner was, without a doubt, the highlight of the episode.‘Downton Abbey’ Review: A Fire, Some Sex, and Sad, Sad Edith|Kevin Fallon|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A video of the confrontation shot by a bystander shows Garner surrounded by a group of police officers.After No Indictment for Eric Garner Killer, Is NYC the Next Ferguson?|Jacob Siegel|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I need some stimulation in my blood,” Bergesio says, “and here you have confrontation.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Charles Barkley has never been one to shy away from confrontation both on and off the basketball court.
It was there, Walker pointed out, that the two of them had the overblown “confrontation” that had now taken over his life.
The high tension of our first confrontation was giving place to a flood of emotional impulse.The Passionate Friends|Herbert George Wells
The Peloponnesian War was the confrontation of two social systems, radically opposed in form, method, and outlook.Creative Intelligence|John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen
And this time the confrontation was too near, too immediate, to be further avoided.Angela's Business|Henry Sydnor Harrison
That was perhaps the worst moment of my life, that confrontation of Semyonov.The Dark Forest|Hugh Walpole
On confrontation with the latter he repeated what he had said.Freaks of Fanaticism|Sabine Baring-Gould