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Synonyms for face off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confrontation, encounter, showdown, face-off(noun)

    a hostile disagreement face-to-face

    Synonyms:
    showdown, meeting, encounter, face-off, confrontation, brush, skirmish, opposition, clash, coming upon

  2. face-off(verb)

    (ice hockey) the method of starting play; a referee drops the puck between two opposing players

    Synonyms:
    showdown, confrontation, encounter

  3. face off, bully off(verb)

    start a game by a face-off

    Synonyms:
    bully off, face off

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#650meeting
#5349opposition
#6165brush
#7693encounter
#12503clash
#17596showdown
#18823confrontation
#48737skirmish

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