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coming upon, encounter
n. a casual meeting with a person or thing
skirmish, encounter, clash, brush
n. a minor short-term fight
face-off, showdown, encounter, confrontation
n. a hostile disagreement face-to-face
encounter, meeting
n. a casual or unexpected convergence; "he still remembers their meeting in Paris"; "there was a brief encounter in the hallway"
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take on, play, encounter, meet
v. contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"
come across, run across, run into, see, encounter, meet
v. come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
encounter, bump, chance, happen, find
v. come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"
run into, encounter
v. be beset by; "The project ran into numerous financial difficulties"
receive, encounter, meet
v. experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition"
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fight
n. a boxing or wrestling match; "the fight was on television last night"
engagement, fight, conflict, battle
n. a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"
battle, struggle, conflict
n. an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"
battle, struggle, conflict
n. an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"
contest
n. a struggle between rivals
coming together, meeting
n. the social act of assembling for some common purpose; "his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day"
involution, involvement, participation, engagement
n. the act of sharing in the activities of a group; "the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"
affray, fracas, altercation
n. noisy quarrel
engagement, troth, betrothal
n. a mutual promise to marry
rumble
n. a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage
antagonism, enmity, hostility
n. a state of deep-seated ill-will
state of war, war
n. a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply; "war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring"
touch on, bear on, bear upon, touch, impact, affect
v. have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"
take on, play, encounter, meet
v. contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"
take on, play, encounter, meet
v. contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"
struggle, fight, contend
v. be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"
come across, run across, run into, see, encounter, meet
v. come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
come across, run across, run into, see, encounter, meet
v. come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
undergo
v. pass through; "The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The fluid undergoes shear"; "undergo a strange sensation"
match, rival, touch, equal
v. be equal to in quality or ability; "Nothing can rival cotton for durability"; "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"; "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"
brave out, brave, endure, weather
v. face and withstand with courage; "She braved the elements"
receive, encounter, meet
v. experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition"
receive, encounter, meet
v. experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition"
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