as in head-to-head
in direct confrontation or competition the underdog team met its more talented opponent head-on and won the hockey game through sheer grit

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“Head-on.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/head-on. Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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