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[ noun ] a bold challenge

Used in print

(Harold Rosenberg, "The Trial and Eichmann"...)

As the first collective confrontation of the Nazi outrage , the Trial of Eichmann represents a recovery of the Jews from the shock of the death camps , a recovery that took fifteen years and which is still by_no_means complete ( though let no one believe that it could be hastened by silence ) .

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challenge confront

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[ noun ] a hostile disagreement face-to-face

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disagreement confront

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[ noun ] a focussed comparison; bringing together for a careful comparison

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comparison confront

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[ noun ] discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions

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discord

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[ noun ] the act of opposing groups confronting each other

Synonyms

opposition

Examples

"the government was not ready for a confrontation with the unions" "the invaders encountered stiff opposition"

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