Confront and Elude


Confront verb - To oppose (something hostile or dangerous) with firmness or courage.
Usage example: you must confront your fear in order to conquer it

Elude is an antonym for confront.


Elude verb - To get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery.

Confront is an antonym for elude in avoid topic.

Nearby Words: elusive, elusion, eluding

Common collocations

man confront man elude man
guy confront guy elude guy
people confront people elude people
death confront death elude death
Other words: way, demon, enemy, enemies, guys, Dracula.

Both words in one sentence

  • Literature / Emberverse The Desert and the Blade (2015): As they travel further into California (now called Westria), Crown Princess Orlaith and Prince John must elude the pursuing troops of their mother, even as they confront evil forces backed by those who seek to thwart Reiko's quest.
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