noun Also rencontre.
verb (used with or without object)
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How to use rencounter in a sentence
I was saved the agony of hearing of this rencounter before my husband came back, or I should have suffered greatly.The Adopted Daughter|Elizabeth Sandham
The rencounter came at a heavy moment, one of all moments calculated to permit its impact with the least emotional shock.Tess of the d'Urbervilles|Thomas Hardy
Without a thought they began a sort of challenging rencounter with horse-artillery and cavalry.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
His death was occasioned by wounds which he received in the unfortunate rencounter at the Navigator's Islands.The Voyage Of Governor Phillip To Botany Bay|Arthur Phillip
Between these two vessels an unfortunate and silly rencounter followed.The Naval History of the United States|Willis J. Abbot.