Đồng nghĩa của confront

Alternative for confront

confronts, confronted, confronting

Đồng nghĩa: encounter, face, oppose,

Verb

To worry, oppress or cause trouble to
trouble face bother annoy bedevil beset burden distress harass oppress worry blight exasperate irritate plague strain stress tax torment vex afflict curse discommode harrow perplex perturb rack smite cause suffering to cause trouble to be in someone's way torture pain agonize grieve agonise upset wound anguish disturb crucify try sadden excruciate mortify persecute depress besiege cause agony to hurt devastate crush haunt shake harry pester ail desolate injure aggrieve nag bug weigh down weigh heavily on cause pain to inflict anguish on offend irk sting harm dispirit dishearten discourage deject dismay dog daunt demoralize discomfort hound rend hassle dash martyr press wring make miserable faze knock the stuffing out of gnaw at make gloomy make unhappy make your heart bleed demoralise cut up give someone the blues make sad cast down hang over dash someone's hopes break someone's spirit knock for six give someone grief bum out get down buffet get someone down make someone fed up knock sideways break someone's heart make despondent sear tear gut make one's heart bleed bring tears to one's eyes dampen someone's spirit shatter wrong mistreat abuse molest maltreat pierce stab convulse rock hurt deeply ridicule browbeat ill-treat lampoon inconvenience ruin destroy ravage incommode beleaguer dish it out overcharge stick it to give it to dish out excoriate terrorize punish badger importune scourge terrorise lie heavy on prey on bend someone's ear nag at buttonhole slight insult affect shock affront scar damage traumatize pursue gall grip strike take visit slap dis disrespect outrage diss hit hard break the heart of traumatise give offence to dump on shake up put down hurt one's feelings tear to pieces get do in hurt the feelings of cut to the quick disquiet agitate chill ruffle displease unnerve drain weary concern alarum frazzle distemper rattle distract discompose unhinge discombobulate flurry fuss miff discountenance disconcert alarm peeve derail unsettle dampen confound fret hagride throw fluster anger needle bring tears to someone's eyes run down make desolate dampen someone's spirits bear down harsh someone's mellow turn one off pour cold water on darken make someone's heart bleed damp drag abase reduce to tears cow throw cold water on beat cast a gloom upon debilitate bring tears to your eyes beat down enervate dull keep under get to eat at arouse anxiety in make it tough for nit-pick weigh on strap get at give a hard time burn up undo do a number on tantalise prick throw off balance indispose push tick off cause anguish to exercise weird out break freak out be on one's case tantalize pick on make wretched push buttons

Verb

To address or apply oneself to a problem or issue
address face tackle approach go about handle manage pursue set about address oneself to apply oneself to attend to grapple with see to take on busy oneself with deal with get to grips with throw oneself into try to solve get to work at take care of take measures about get stuck into learn to live with try to cope with try to deal with try to sort out have a crack at have a go at have a shot at cope with contend with attack concentrate on focus on get cracking on undertake get weaving on face up to come to grips with accept engage in embark on take up buckle down to get down to devote oneself to have a stab at come to terms with field negotiate dive into turn to apply yourself to settle down to bite the bullet engage treat set to work on try set to wade into start in on get started on take in hand devote yourself to get to work on go to work on become involved in direct one's attention to go for go at pitch into get by with plug away at knuckle down to turn one's hand to manage with make do with make out with look sth in the eye grapple square up settle manipulate maneuver manoeuvre play hack swing turn one's attention to begin to tackle focus adopt turn dig attend concentrate hammer away peg away have at cope resolve challenge fight attempt begin essay sort out wrestle with tussle with contest contend cover start on embark upon work on turn your hand to make a run at peg away at take a shot at apply oneself have a go set one's hand to go for it take the bit between your teeth launch into square off bang away at hammer away at step up to the plate take forward try on for size wade in sink your teeth into start the ball rolling give a whirl give a try occupy yourself with discuss plunge into look after work bespeak pontificate on give a lecture on give a discourse on speak on give an oration on give a sermon on speak to deliver a sermon on sermonize on drone on about make a speech on take aim at preach to talk to talk about give a dissertation on give an address on speechify to give a speech on preachify to commence start make a start on get going on assume take charge of carry out take initiate enter on shoulder enter upon take part in go in for venture into perform do agree to take responsibility for enter commit to set out participate in take upon oneself go into bear embrace open knuckle down meet continue control endeavor be responsible for take on oneself take over proceed endeavour get to work embark fall into set about with venture on carry on work at get off plunge tee off agree to do give something a whirl enter into make a start endeavour to do set in motion begin undertaking give one's attention to endeavor to do put in motion get underway turn your attention to take control of avow get on appropriate grab tear into take somebody or something in hand espouse answer institute orchestrate organize agree to take sign off on execute borrow get cracking with organise grasp implement influence master get under way start off start out set off resume reopen recommence renew restart commit yourself to commit oneself to set out with follow through with deal set upon make arrangements for respond to go whole hog go the limit immerse yourself shoot the works take a flyer speak in response to react to reply to bite off kick off take to go on follow through fix administer to launch behave towards act towards conduct oneself towards broach get on with transact accomplish get busy with effect be employed occupy oneself with intervene in serve jump off set the wheels in motion set the ball rolling roll up one's sleeves put one's hand to the plough put the wheels in motion get one's finger out put one's shoulder to the wheel get cracking get the ball rolling get things moving get weaving get down to business exploit dominate command act toward behave toward wade into something get involved in contract hazard get a handle on take upon yourself answer for have a hand in commit yourself commit oneself try out address oneself have a try at take the plunge volunteer oneself to move into conduct practise wage ply maintain prosecute follow continue with cultivate practice adhere proceed with persist in stick at stick with keep on with adhere to go ahead with take further proceed in be engaged in go on with be occupied in carry on with persevere in keep on hold to see through

Verb

To resist or endure (something) successfully
withstand endure bear resist tolerate stand face sustain brave weather take oppose defy survive fight suffer thwart repel combat dispute contest cross buck stick brace duel traverse cope violate cope with put up with stand up to live through ride out take on grapple with hold out against bear up against hold off stand firm against prevail against hang tough stand fast stand firm fly in the face of hang on hold out stick fast stand up against hold the line against remain firm take it win out hold one's ground not give up persevere in the face of put up struggle stand one's ground go the distance against sit and take it hold one's ground against stand one's ground against battle challenge encounter meet counter contend with experience struggle against undergo engage come up against tackle go through dare contend be forced to contend with be faced with face off strive against attack put up a fight against beard controvert object to rival fight against go up against take a stand against compete against swallow stomach oppugn outface obstruct outbrave breast brazen come into contact with come across take issue with face down meet head-on vie feel sit through block check prevent hinder risk subject oneself to resign oneself to grin and bear bear the brunt of be against deny gainsay rebut meet with contradict venture face up to be confronted by go against submit to come to grips with do battle with fly in face of be in opposition to lock horns with skirmish with clash with question accost call in question take up arms against run into compete compete with rebel against vie with face off against handle stick out assail assault taste have witness deal with take up the gauntlet accept a challenge argue against quarrel with outdare countenance pass live argue with court disagree with be anti brook allow abide provoke accept disapprove of protest meet head on argue be hostile to have experience of speak against submit oneself to debate reverse match refute impede speak out against stop halt frustrate inhibit restrain battle with know stem set your face against pit wage war against curb stand up and be counted against be in defiance of take a stand negate front affront play call out impugn contend against make a stand against cross swords with refuse to accept undermine come to blows with disprove counteract take up arms brace oneself for square off against brave out brazen out live out be patient with shoulder assume support campaign against race bear with carry permit tough out thole admit live with tangle with oppose action sweat out hack bide spare no effort put up an argument fight back against scrimmage with war against shoot it out with put up a fight reluct have dealings in set one's face against refuse countervail dig in one's heels baulk at stonewall dissent with kick against clash eliminate struggle with get into conflict with engage with collide with come into conflict with end war denounce attempt resolve counterbalance negative partake become familiar with see observe digest assimilate receive participate in fight with query battle against bar counterattack strike set upon launch begin battle with compare contrast dislike disclaim disown disaffirm disconfirm disavow repudiate disallow reject appreciate sample come into contact apprehend try comprehend watch run the gauntlet get behold perceive wrest with scrap with eyeball contravene confute put an end to bring to an end to call into question demur about enquire address be a dissenter from test impeach inquire litigate protest against throw down investigate demur against take exception to feud with rally against remonstrate dissent from interrogate mount an attack on enter into combat with fall on run against content against go one on one with be opposed to go toe to toe with go eyeball to eyeball with be pitted against array disobey flout disregard spurn cancel thumbs down cancel out say the opposite of withsay withspeak have bone to pick differ wage war on brace for expose disapprove neutralise taunt gainstay dissent neutralize disagree bombard withstay contemn square off play against repulse scorn deride gibe ridicule despise slight rebel insult come to close quarters with take a plunge make a stand take a chance with take the plunge defy danger play off take a header take a flyer take a chance be drawn against take the bull by the horns take a chance on set against bit the bullet frown at search out take issue not countenance give battle to join battle with turn the tables run counter to call someone's bluff square up to throw down the gauntlet invite to debate meet face to face cross swards do something about it knock the chip off one's shoulder ask for trouble start something hurl defiance at treat with contempt make my day take one on

Verb

To accuse someone of
tax accuse blame charge arraign impeach censure incriminate indict condemn denounce prosecute impugn criminate impute inculpate present reproach reprove bring charges against call to account lay at your door point the finger at defame prefer charges against lay charges against cite summons summon criticize finger frame charge with arraign for reprehend fault prosecute for impeach for make accusations about bring to trial for file charges against criticise put on trial for take to court for denunciate bring a charge against hold at fault bring a case against put on trial reprimand reprobate bring to trial have the law on try cast aspersions on disparage discredit take to court indict for recriminate for lay at door brand tax with incriminate for sue slander hang something on attack attribute allege recriminate lodge complaint point the finger slur arrest let have it lay blame on point finger at complain serve summons name libel censure with hold accountable bring charges file claim apprehend blow the whistle implicate betray accuse of admonish face with charges serve with a summons lambaste chide lambast slag roast blast pan knock upbraid flame skin dispraise jump down one's throat find fault with disapprove of climb all over express disapprobation diss think badly of dis jump all over put down tear into express disapprobation of stick it to litigate contest implead file do petition press charges act against take legal action bring to court bring an action against drag into court lay the blame on take proceedings involve rebuke stigmatize stigmatise take legal action against take to task have up pin on put away pull up bring a suit against assign guilt to institute legal proceedings file a suit see in court lay at one's door file suit haul into court lay hang on demand beseech claim proceed against pin it on hold someone responsible hold someone answerable bring before the court enter a plea claim damages have the law on someone bring an action against someone institute legal proceedings against someone follow up bring an action take out after file a claim prefer charges against someone appeal dispute entrap convict go to court grass on inform against set up peg blacken the name of fit up rat on give away take the law on see one in court contest at law go to law drop somebody in it pin the blame on stick the blame on lay the blame on someone for stick on impute blame to blame for blow the whistle on attribute liability to hold answerable for whistle-blow attribute to hold accountable for hold responsible for try for implicate in condemn for jug saddle rap institute legal proceedings against bring legal proceedings against law hold responsible hold liable put in the dock bring suit against find guilty of lay a bad trip on pass the buck assign fault to lay a guilt trip on assign liability to place the blame on consider guilty of point a finger at bring suit put someone on trial prefer charges seek redress bring action against decry involve in litigation bring someone to trial bring a criminal charge against put someone in the dock put on docket turn on the heat revile castigate vilify proscribe malign reject besmirch slam excoriate slate deplore hammer objurgate vituperate savage anathematize execrate deprecate asperse maul declaim derogate slash give something a bad press inveigh against fulminate against rail against dress down pour scorn on slag off declaim against run something down have a go at ostracise lace into rate give some stick to scold animadvert on pull to pieces bad-mouth pull apart show up hit out at ostracize lay into

Verb

To engage in an altercation
conflict clash altercate battle combat fight scrimmage skirmish war argue assault attack brawl contend duel engage feud grapple quarrel scrap tangle wrangle wrestle bicker contest dispute quibble scuffle squabble struggle tussle romp slug be in conflict come into conflict come to blows cross swords do battle engage in hostilities exchange blows face off go to war have a dust-up have a fight have a punch-up have a row lock horns make war mount an attack wage war face encounter oppose take on compete vie strive tackle jostle cope meet race rival raise Cain mix it up spar row deal trade punches mess close rassle joust duke it out roughhouse manhandle square up mess with come up against become involved have a dispute address yourself to take get to grips come to grips start fighting slug it out go for each other raise fists cuff bump heads rough-house box put up a fight go up against challenge emulate push for put up with tug go for broke litigate go after push scramble for give one's all go for jugular go for it put yourself forward withstand have at stand jockey for position go for join battle run tangle with shoot for controvert resist give all one's got knock oneself out shoot at go head to head oppugn make play for mix it up with deal with nominate yourself have a set-to hassle disagree tilt stoush swedge spat argufy buck traverse clash with go the knuckle caterwaul jar tiff exchange blows with fight like Kilkenny cats fall out brabble collide go at it hammer and tongs set to break with exert work strain essay grunt endeavor endeavour tourney trade blows break a lance enter the lists vie with fight a duel go out close with come to blows with do battle with engage with tussle with battle with struggle with scrap with differ rumble be in the running vary have it out have a misunderstanding have words be at loggerheads fail to agree charge have a tiff be at odds dissent bandy words find fault complain divide get tough with take exception fight like cat and dog bump carp cavil disapprove chop logic embroil be at variance object to assault each other fight nastily be at each other's throats hit each other punch each other lock antlers scrimmage with protect rowdy war against skirmish with attack each other engage in conflict taste battle spar with fight over brush with ply weapons flare up bear arms light into bandy with lay into take all comers carry on war race with race against struggle for knuckle with repel try to win defend lay a finger on challenge for compete for gang up on battle for contend for vie for put up dukes strike rumpus square off try for tussle for fight for lay out put on gloves cross sock take up the gauntlet take the field

Verb

To frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
frustrate thwart foil block check stop baffle counter defeat disappoint spoil circumvent forestall bar dash nullify balk baulk crush derail hinder impede obstruct quash scotch stymie fetter hamper snooker stifle beat checkmate cripple discomfit hamstring hobble inhibit neutralise neutralize banjax crool foul up put a stop to scupper annul arrest cancel conquer counteract cramp crimp forbid halt lick negate obviate outwit overcome preclude prevent prohibit ruin screw up stump do for nip in the bud hang up hold up put a brake on put the kibosh on put the lid on cramp one's style dash one's hope stand in the way of upset the applecart give the run around render null and void curb restrain hold back trammel interfere with retard handicap encumber restrict oppose shackle disrupt delay handcuff put paid to throw a spanner in the works of slow down hog-tie confound undo throw a monkey wrench in the works of upset deter cumber manacle interrupt embarrass put an end to wreck clog constrain stall head off short-circuit sabotage tie up avert bridle mess up smash queer stave off destroy stonewall shatter suppress dish ward off quell repress get in the way of devastate mar louse up demolish slow disconcert confuse overturn fend off bork get in the way avoid limit elude nobble intercept faze debar end rattle resist cross crab cut off curtail mystify deflect interfere puzzle flummox throw disturb bilk withstand defy shut out blight impair repel traverse contravene perplex put the stopper on annihilate bemuse make a mess of put the mockers on escape bewilder set back nonplus play havoc with interdict buffalo withhold bamboozle befuddle vex bind bring to an end clobber addle fox discombobulate fuddle blow a hole in befog muddle put a spoke in someone's wheel entangle hold off forfend squelch subdue damage subvert extinguish rule out undermine smother offset buck stay fight invalidate nix divert pre-empt confine do in cruel euchre help combat blow anticipate abolish challenge sandbag rein in stem obscure reduce chill kill injure upset the apple cart cut short make a hash of chain take down cancel out hold brake shake gravel maze fluster choke disorient put a damper on squash pose dumbfound hold in hold down defend against wilder bring to naught fog flabbergast keep lid on muddy floor get throw a spanner in the works put off make someone scratch their head set someone thinking shut off deny attack evade terminate eradicate dodge duck break root eliminate bollix obliterate threaten sidestep bypass harm negative suspend unsettle disable discourage contest dispute scuttle control corner parry dampen inconvenience skirt decimate skin be beyond preempt rein catch ditch juke impugn keep contain give the slip tie remit bottleneck govern second-guess muck up straiten repulse take wind out of tame regulate intermit complicate weigh down pause countervail steer clear of shelve stupefy hem in be a hindrance to botch throw monkey wrench in upset one's apple cart abrogate debilitate get ahead of get in before ward pull in go against turn aside provide against steal a march on bottle up abate render ineffective stun choke off cork stem the flow of pick off drag one's feet vitiate dam stagger cool overrule obfuscate throw cold water on beat someone to it keep back distract make ineffective snow beat someone to the draw beat someone to the punch countercheck close off struggle against mix up be all Greek to strive against blow one's mind pour cold water on give a hard time shut down put up a fight against wipe out go to one's head redress ruffle strangle at birth countermove finish something finish off stamp out crack down on worst act against discontinue disarrange disorganize disorder get out of convulse shun spike hit nip something in the bud turn upside-down derange surpass bring to a close make an end of stultify circumnavigate eschew cause confusion in cause turmoil in throw into disarray throw into disorder throw into confusion throw a curve leash exceed vanquish triumph gain cease bring an end to miss burden muzzle crash dispatch freeze blank counterplot bury inc incapacitate ravage prevent from making progress tie one's hands forefend enmesh net ensnare capture put the damper on keep at bay stave keep off be the end of commandeer pigeonhole dead-end beggar snag saddle with postpone damp put the brakes on take out of play entrap gainsay duel contradict disaffirm topple skip promote tackle detain retardate cheat get the better of tether dissuade hang fire save let box in defer protract affect be early oppugn war put at risk shunt turn veer psych out mull stumble get to amaze wonder stir profundicate throw a spoke in the wheel of disadvise scare abort put on hold shake off shuffle off tamper influence be one step ahead of beat somebody to it act in advance of prepare for head off at pass prorogue resolve bit taboo outlaw enjoin cause setback beat down trouble discommode jam incommode conflict take wind out of sails put end to break down break up run circles around give the run-around run rings around put back back off hold off on bring to screeching halt make late bog down slow up prolong hold over put on back burner intrude on halt in its tracks counterbalance turn off talk out of act like a wet blanket snafu make a stand against bring to an end to cope with battle against keep in throw a monkey wrench into wrack have impoverish raze craze overthrow unbuild overreach outmaneuver outmanoeuvre outfox outsmart look away shove aside turn from daze cloud counterpoise put on brakes put an stop to surprise balls up still muffle swallow throw off intoxicate cause to be at a stand bring up short throw off balance bother disorientate set thinking take aback inebriate mess with one's head make punchy make someone's head spin ball up bring down work against make waves wreak havoc with staunch fight back moderate throw a monkey wrench in the works rain on someone's parade balance compensate for burst one's bubble rebuff choke back constrict incarcerate imprison intern measure rule play off cook someone's goose draw up keep in check spike someone's guns queer someone's pitch pull up keep a lid on keep under control slacken pace bite back fetch up make up for correct gaol ban lock in coop up fence in jail close in immure concuss shut in deprive shotgun disallow necessitate scar bring to a standstill play for time counterweigh balance out equalize disfigure stain lock up afflict taint trash decay be an antidote to override deactivate square up equalise even up defuse counterweight cool off preoccupy monopolize foresee predict forecast project expect envision void throttle screen put half nelson on weaken rescind repeal glitch up monopolise reverse hurt retract revoke compromise countermand protest sap diminish monkey with reluct battle enfeeble disannul dissolve null vacate refuse eat away whittle away disempower render invalid drag through the mud emasculate clip one's wings mine dig out chip away at dig demoralise soften tunnel knock the bottom out of queer the pitch of demoralize blunt dent poke full of holes attenuate corrode torpedo hollow out wear destabilize destabilise set one's face against strike down fight against be hostile to rebel against put down contend with remove dig in one's heels ding blackball baulk at be in defiance of break with take issue with object to refuse to accept dump be in opposition to dissent with face down lock horns with take up arms against stand up to roll back belie turn thumbs down disprove kick against be anti turn down take a stand against fly in the face of speak out against take on astonish astound get at boggle the mind of strike dumb throw for loop

Verb

To fend off or defend against something hostile
repel repulse check parry rebut decline fend off fight oppose refuse reject stave off beat back drive away drive back foil force back push back rebuff resist fight off frustrate hold off ward off cool cut deter dismiss disown dispute duel keep at bay kick prevent stand off thrust back traverse turn away turn back beat off drive off put to flight see off send packing brush off cast aside chase away force off hold back keep away keep off knock down put down turn down stand up against give cold shoulder to keep at arm's length deflect discourage avert spurn block snub turn aside stop avoid disdain ignore cold-shoulder rebuke give someone the brush-off hold at bay repudiate shun draw away scorn freeze out cut dead knock back defend against give someone the go-by give the cold shoulder keep at a distance slight forestall intercept fence nix counter fight back curb stiff-arm defend snout send away jilt look right through pass up protect against give the brush balk at scoff at tell someone where to get off not buy redirect sidetrack hold something off hinder delay obstruct glance defeat heave-ho overthrow rebound set back force away throw back kick in the teeth give somebody the cold shoulder refuse admittance to give somebody the run-around contemn give the bum's rush turn nose up at sneer at sneeze at treat with contempt turn your nose up at look down on hold in contempt glance off halt bottle up conceal get back at defend yourself retaliate contain suppress restrain reply repress control put up a fight riposte deny dodge thwart guard forfend arrest bulwark divert escape baulk screen evade elude preclude bypass shirk anticipate cover ward duck fend keep balk neglect disregard reprove disallow chide cross head off reprobate negate negative disapprove shield against safeguard against secure against pass withdraw put off tell off put a stop to guard against stand up for defend oneself against skirt round pre-empt demur deselect protest desist en garde not hear of lash out at not budge on turn deaf ear to throw out turn one's back on turn from say no to send off jib at dispense with set aside baulk at not care for send one's regrets hold out protest at demur at draw the line at refuse to receive say no give thumbs down to shake one's head throw over put in one's place shield yourself from blackball ostracize blacklist desert renounce exclude drop blank excommunicate discount abjure eschew veto abnegate forsake disfellowship unfollow ostracise unfriend despise burn kick someone in the teeth have nothing to do with leave off give someone the big E give someone the air cast out send to Coventry shut out hand someone the frozen mitt break with have nothing more to do with cut off give a wide berth to bin off give someone the push leave out in the cold swear off give the elbow abandon give up forgo relinquish abdicate forswear surrender waive yield refrain from disavow retract renege recant abstain from disclaim brush aside cede steer clear of sacrifice pass on pass by opt out shy from hand over not accept cast off wash one's hands of turn your back on withgo miss forbear put aside discard do without turn over desist from withhold from opt out of revoke sign away disinherit give something a miss leave disacknowledge give the thumbs down to turn back on wash hands of decide against withhold sniff at deny oneself let pass overlook skip stall filibuster not heed reluct miss out on let go by turn up one's nose look past act cool make unwelcome forego give a pain give the cold shoulder to disgorge fail to take advantage of pass something up not take advantage of contradict vacate quitclaim stonewall step down from withdraw from bag it deliver up bail out step aside from gainsay resign refute disaffirm disconfirm refuse to take advantage of defer remit postpone look down one's nose at weasel out of go back on word renig welsh drop out impugn worm out of stay allow remove grant shelve table suspend prorogue reserve reverse rescind contravene bilk ditch give the thumbs down give the red light ban concede disprofess embargo dishonor rat turn default tergiversate banish flush oust dishonour cast defect apostatize tergiverse shed lay aside dump hold up bar stay clear of refuse to acknowledge divorce oneself from refuse to accept unsay foreswear repeal black body-swerve stay shy of fight shy of keep away from not touch have no part in shrink from give a wide berth shy away from stand aloof from look right through someone keep your distance from shake off keep clear of have no part of recoil from give the runaround turn away from leave alone palm off have no more truck with wash your hands of be against fly in the face of debar refrain abstain proscribe interdict prohibit outlaw stay away from impose sanctions hold aloof from withhold patronage place an embargo on ice out strike boycott refuse to take part in

Verb

To succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level
cope manage survive contend deal endure grapple hack handle face fare live subsist weather struggle suffer wrestle battle dispatch tangle tussle get by carry on get along get on get through scrape by come through deal with make it make out muddle along bear up get a handle on look after oneself muddle through rub along shift for oneself struggle through fend weather the storm make it out alive keep the wolf from the door keep one's end up keep one's head above water stand on one's own two feet paddle one's own canoe shift do make do make ends meet scrape along succeed progress prosper exist proceed go scrimp fare all right be all right hack it scrape a living do well enough deal with the situation eke out a living scarcely have enough to live on barely have enough to live on advance do all right scrape through thrive flourish make shift stagger cut it handle it rub on improvise break even develop depart pay your bills contrive deal with it make the best of a bad job hearten inspire steel encourage persevere inspirit embolden muddle happen scratch a living scarcely manage to live barely manage to live crack it scratch out a living manage to live with difficulty pass prove journey perform hie buoy up chirk up withstand buck up cheer up pace come pan out march go along forge come along make headway manage without help take care of oneself make it on one's own manage without assistance cope on one's own manage by oneself go off turn out endure it bear it hold up hold out soldier on hold one's own stand it tolerate it thole it abide it contend with put up with it make a go of it be doing with it stick it stand firm keep one's position stand tall maintain one's position stand one's ground score achieve grin and bear it accept fight combat scuffle do with clash engage tackle stay alive close rassle brawl encounter depend be breathe continue last cope with come to grips with resolve bite the bullet come to terms with face up to support oneself feed strive living hang on sustain move take sustain yourself make the grade rely for nourishment take on hang tough hang in ride out remain alive make both ends meet keep going barely exist stick with it keep your head above water just make it stick it out eke out an existence keep body and soul together address yourself to come to grips get to grips do battle animate cheer rally motivate rouse stir invigorate strengthen boost energize exhilarate stimulate envigorate energise reassure spur enliven buoy incite revitalize enhearten gee up revitalise galvanize excite fortify sway instigate goad revivify uplift refresh gladden raise your spirits psych up galvanise elate comfort vitalize spark push assure fillip arouse brighten incentivize pep up spur on fire up console provoke quicken restore inflame give a shot in the arm to give shot in arm stiffen the resolve of lift fire bolster incentivise nerve brace prepare gird elevate give courage perk up revive boost moral ginger up raise someone's spirits make brave liven up make braver give confidence lift the morale of support give pep talk psyche up grit teeth reinforce make up one's mind jack up poise gear up get ready ready psych wind up gear oneself up cause influence persuade enthuse instil incline impress impel instill imbue infuse touch be responsible for urge affect start off commove carry occasion work up fire with enthusiasm set up fire the imagination of give impetus give one an idea spark off get strike endue infect beghast exalt drive empower incentify applaud pique disinhibit impassion build up trigger enforce egg stir up whip up kindle jumpstart activate build cheer on ignite give a boost to reenforce rev up raise boost up pump up nudge praise prick stimulate spiritually lift the spirits of give confidence to boost someone's morale raise the morale of spirit someone up give hope to bield light a fire under prop up

Verb

To offend the modesty or values of
affront insult offend outrage slight provoke pique vex wound displease hurt irk mortify anger annoy bother dis disgruntle disgust disrespect diss distress gall needle rankle scandalise scandalize slap put put out upset abuse criticise criticize dispraise slander taunt put down dump on give a zinger give the cold shoulder hit where one lives make someone's hackles rise put someone's back up raise someone's hackles ruffle someone's feathers shock rile pain disturb irritate ridicule sting deride aggrieve disparage peeve horrify belittle mock give offence to exasperate grieve miff bug fret rattle trouble scorn cut to the quick jeer aggravate injure appal cause offense agitate ruffle disoblige nettle slur sadden scoff appall gird be offensive dismay sneer disdain gibe slam sneer at scoff at hurt someone's feelings tick off nark flout sicken nauseate humiliate denigrate discomfit antagonize embarrass faze antagonise revile torment get to decry lampoon detract twit rally jeer at poke fun at gibe at laugh at tease crush malign agonize libel defame dishonor calumniate abase disconcert perplex ail jar asperse depress dishonour degrade despise laugh sledge repel discomfort bad-mouth worry disquiet rag afflict cause offence to perturb agonise torture make miserable be rude to treat with contempt crack satirize fleer caricature jest burlesque grin underrate travesty swipe leer dump cut harass snigger disgrace condemn hurt somebody's feelings eat at burn up make unhappy satirise gnaw at make fun of be an affront to put someone's nose out of joint dissatisfy thumb nose at turn up one's nose hold up to ridicule put somebody's nose out of joint rank out sneeze at sniff at give Bronx cheer look down on quip at take the piss out of hold in contempt snicker smile bruise misbid misrespect discompose curl one's lip unnerve rub the wrong way give someone grief revolt smear plague devastate scar harm damage traumatize ride heckle affect move backbite traduce blackguard belie blackball vilify deprecate repulse pester excruciate dog discombobulate discommode chafe goad hassle chaff strike harrow anguish rib guy bait haze sear stir excite touch cause anguish cause suffering turn off bleed mourn be hurtful to lambaste nag at cause sorrow abash shame contemn pillory crucify get at rouse thrill make wretched chagrin cause a few raised eyebrows amongst raise eyebrows amongst cause raised eyebrows discount infuriate be disagreeable to push the buttons of traumatise get jab make sport of reproach quiz swipe at scout dig upbraid tantalise twitter lout tantalize incense pierce cause anguish to disappoint spite enrage cause suffering to deflate humble madden snub pooh-pooh zing shake up tear to pieces do in confound fluster confuse nonplus discountenance roil ire enflame inflame jibe at mad hurt one's feelings hurt the feelings of rag on wrong spurn treat contemptuously cut down make jokes about demean quip turn one off give offence hack off rub up the wrong way tread on someone's toes be disagreeable rankle with jive make indignant whip up steam up boil over make your blood boil fire up cause offense to get someone's goat be contemptuous of put someone to shame put to shame make someone eat humble pie get one's comeuppance take down a peg take down take the wind out cock a snook at make a fool of laugh in the face of treat with disdain show contempt for make cutting remarks about say contemptuously turn your nose up at turn up your nose curl one's lip at discredit impugn miscall derogate slang pan debase blister curse roast trash-talk slag off cut dead treat disrespectfully call names cast aspersions on step on one's toes call someone names throw shade skewer jibe shoot down knock besmirch tarnish run down drag through the mud drag through the mire give a bad name mistreat do a hatchet job on maltreat oppress ill-treat misrepresent sully smirch blacken taint ill-use jolt stigmatize cheapen floor persecute banter kid astound vilipend shake amaze razz do an injustice to throw scorch awe flout at detract from hoot speak ill of take advantage of poke mullock at speak evil of stigmatise throw mud at fling mud at sling mud at goof on tell lies about do a number on take the mickey out of tear down hurl insults at run a smear campaign against cast a slur on gross out blacken someone's name hurl insults give offense rubbish back-bite dismiss exploit manipulate victimize violate vituperate jolly lie about blacken the character of villainize blacken the name of josh chiack pour scorn on heap scorn on condescend misuse buffoon jape wind up be sarcastic about cast slur on put zingers on deign make a monkey of wind someone up molest harry show contempt laugh to scorn sling off at demoralise demoralize hector impose on martyrize victimise martyr make a monkey out of attack somebody's dignity cheat knock down poor-mouth cast down cut down to size step on the toes of boo catcall hiss interrupt barrack go for jugular give no quarter lay a bad trip on stun trespass shout disapproval shout down shout at blow raspberries snipe catcall at shout disapproval at comeback hiss at boo at hoot at whistle at stagger rock unsettle do wrong to do injury to do a disservice to bad mouth offend against lower astonish surprise startle blow raspberries at dumbfound stain impose upon sin against put on poke fun daze stupefy bewilder paralyse dumfound flabbergast make a crack chasten do the dirty on kick in the teeth overwhelm overcome give a hard time sink foul censure consternate scare petrify affright dishearten intimidate daunt terrify alarm frighten knock out take the wind out of your sails bowl over paralyze completely surprise give a turn throw a curve make someone's blood run cold numb thunderstrike raise someone's eyebrows set someone back on their heels take aback electrify knock for six shake out of your complacency give someone a turn hit like ton of bricks soil besmear devalue mudsling expose diminish disfavor compromise disesteem disfavour bring into disrepute reflect badly on ruin the reputation of bring shame upon put in a bad light damage someone's reputation show up destroy someone's credibility bring into disfavour show in a bad light knock for a loop blot attack defile assail muckrake depreciate blaspheme strumpet plaster hit spread scandal about sling mud defame someone's character blacken name sully someone's reputation run smear campaign

Trái nghĩa của confront

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