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Synonyms for face off

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  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

How to use face off in a sentence?

  1. David Alessi:

    With an acid attack you essentially burn someone’s face off, you blind them, and horribly disfigure them ….

  2. Myles Zyblock:

    I'm concerned that it's more of a value trapped in a value opportunity, you're seeing rip-your-face-off rallies followed by rip-your-face-off sell-offs.

  3. Mike McCarthy:

    There's a face-off between investors and traders, investors see value in the market. They are met by traders who see the market at the top of the trading range.

  4. Arun Prakash:

    Fortunately, there are signs this government has woken up to the crisis, but it will take time to rebuild. We should hope that we don't get into a face-off with the Chinese, that our diplomacy and alliances will keep things in check.

  5. John Thurman:

    I tried to get to some of my colleagues that I knew were in the room, we were at that point of having to crawl on the floor and because it was now full of smoke, very hot air. You took your face off the floor and you couldn't breathe.

Words popularity by usage frequency

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

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