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confronting

verb
present participle of confront

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to oppose (something hostile or dangerous) with firmness or courage
  • you must confront your fear in order to conquer it

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“Confronting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/confronting. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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