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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Encounterernoun

    Etymology: from encounter.

    The lion will not kick with his feet, but he will strike such a stroke with his tail, that he will break the back of his encounterer with it. Henry More, Antidote against Atheism.

    The doctrines of the reformation have kept the field against all encounterers, and does he think they may be foiled by two or three remarks? Francis Atterbury, Ans. on Consid. on Luther. Pref. to.

    Oh, these encounterers! so gilt of tongue,
    They give a coasting welcome ere it comes;
    And wide unclasp the tables of their thoughts
    To every ticklish reader. William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Encounterernoun

    one who encounters; an opponent; an antagonist

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  1. re-encounter

  2. reencounter

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of encounterer in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of encounterer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    an unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits
    • A. proprietary
    • B. contagious
    • C. elusive
    • D. tacky

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