a bold challenge
discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions
confrontation, encounter, showdown, face-off(noun)
a hostile disagreement face-to-face
the act of hostile groups opposing each other
"the government was not ready for a confrontation with the unions"; "the invaders encountered stiff opposition"
a focussed comparison; bringing together for a careful comparison
The act of confronting or challenging another, especially face-to-face
A conflict between armed forces
act of confrontating
Origin: [LL. confrontatio.]
Confrontation is a tactical fantasy miniature wargaming in which the combatants are represented by metal figures in 28 mm scale. For comparison purposes, the system's figures are slightly larger than those of Games Workshop or The Foundry. The game is set in Aarklash, a world of medieval fantasy where knights, wizards, priests and barbarians fight each other as well as fantastic creatures such as wolfen, elves, orcs, goblins and the undead. The entire world is at war and all are fighting for the supremacy of the continent. The rules are intended to be versatile, and are able to represent a small fight between a handful of warriors just as well as a large skirmish between several dozen soldiers and their leaders. The last rules were in its fourth edition, a single hardback edition. The first edition was only available in French, German and Italian, while the second was available in French, German, Italian, English and Spanish. Rackham collapsed in 2010 but several companies decided to continue the Confrontation line. Legacy Miniatures started to reanimate the line in 2011. They have even produced some brand-new miniatures that had not been in the market due to Rackham liquidation. In April 2012, CoolMiniOrNot announced via Ravage magazine that they would be publishing a new edition of Confrontation based on the 3rd edition rules.
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Rank popularity for the word 'confrontation' in Nouns Frequency: #2653
The numerical value of confrontation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of confrontation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This has an interesting impact on the current confrontation between Saudi Arabia and shale.
It is not giving children more that spoils them it is giving them more to avoid confrontation.
It is not giving children more that spoils them; it is giving them more to avoid confrontation.
The absurd is born of the confrontation between the human call and the unreasonable silence of the world.
In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins--not through strength but by perseverance.
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- битка, противопоставянеBulgarian
- Konfrontation, GegenüberstellungGerman
- رویارویی - مواجههPersian
- yhteenotto, konfrontaatioFinnish
- confronto, braccio di ferro, scontroItalian
- tûşîbûn, rûbirûbûn, بهرهنگاربوونهوه, pevçûn, şer, بهرهنگارKurdish
- confronto, brigaPortuguese
- конфронтация, противоборство, столкновение, противостояниеRussian
- kundërvënie, ballafaqimAlbanian
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