hostile+encounter

  • 1 hostile encounter — index confrontation (altercation), fight (battle) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Encounter — En*coun ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Encountered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Encountering}.] [OF. encontrer; pref. en (L. in) + contre against, L. contra. See {Counter}, adv.] To come against face to face; to meet; to confront, either by chance, suddenly, or …

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  • 3 encounter — vb *meet, face, confront Analogous words: collide, conflict, clash, *bump: brave, beard, defy, challenge (see FACE) encounter n Encounter, skirmish, brush. In their military senses (compare BATTLE) an encounter is a sudden hostile meeting that is …

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  • 4 Encounter — En*coun ter, n. [OF. encontre, fr. encontrer. See {Encounter}, v. t.] 1. A meeting face to face; a running against; a sudden or incidental meeting; an interview. [1913 Webster] To shun the encounter of the vulgar crowd. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. A… …

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  • 5 encounter — en|coun|ter1 W3 [ınˈkauntə US ər] v [T] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: encontrer, from Late Latin incontra toward ] 1.) to experience something, especially problems or opposition encounter problems/difficulties ▪ They encountered serious …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 encounter — I. verb (encountered; encountering) Etymology: Middle English encountren, from Anglo French encuntrer, from Medieval Latin incontrare, from Late Latin incontra toward, from Latin in + contra against more at counter Date: 14th century transitive… …

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  • 7 Hostile All Terrain Encounter (H.A.T.E.) — Infobox VG title= caption= H.A.T.E. Covershot developer= Vortex Software publisher= Gremlin Graphics released= C64, ZXS, ACPC 1987 Amiga, Atari ST 1989 genre= Shoot em up modes= Single player platforms= Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC,… …

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  • 8 encounter — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. meet, come across; engage, struggle, contend. n. meeting, interview; collision, combat, battle, skirmish, brush, engagement. See contention, impulse, opposition, occurrence, contact. II (Roget s… …

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  • 9 encounter — 1. verb a) To meet (someone) or find (something) unexpectedly. b) To confront (someone or something), notably face to face. 2. noun a) …

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  • 10 re-encounter — 1. noun a) A second or subsequent encounter b) A hostile encounter 2. verb a) To encounter again b) To encounter in a hostile manner …

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  • 11 Random encounter — A random encounter is a feature commonly used in hack and slash role playing games and computer and video games whereby encounters with non player character (NPC) enemies or other dangers occur sporadically and at random. In general, random… …

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  • 12 Highway Encounter — Разработчик Costa Panayi Издатель Vortex Software Дата выпуска 1985 Жанр action …

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  • 13 biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …

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  • 14 battle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. fight, engagement, combat; contest. See contention, action, attack. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An armed encounter] Syn. engagement, fight, action, skirmish, encounter, contest, clash, brush, sortie,… …

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  • 15 er-3 : or- : r- —     er 3 : or : r     English meaning: to move *stir, animate, fight, struggle, rise; to spring up, be born     Deutsche Übersetzung: ‘sich in Bewegung setzen, erregen (also seelisch, ärgern, stir, tease, irritate); in die Höhe bringen (Erhebung …

    Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • 16 confrontation — I (act of setting face to face) noun act of facing, approach, audience, colloquy, coming together, conference, consultation, dialogue, discussion, encounter, engagement, interview, meeting, parley, rencounter associated concepts: right of… …

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  • 17 Counterinsurgency in Northern Afghanistan — Part of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) German troops in combat in Chardara …

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  • 18 Spotted hyena — Temporal range: Late Pliocene – Recent Ngorongoro Park, Tanzania Conservation status …

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  • 19 engagement — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. betrothal, obligation, promise, agreement, pledge; appointment, interview; occupation, employment; battle, action, skirmish, brush, encounter. See duty, business, contention, sociality, marriage. II… …

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  • 20 Affront — Af*front , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Affronted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Affronting}.] [OF. afronter, F. affronter, to confront, LL. affrontare to strike against, fr. L. ad + frons forehead, front. See {Front}.] 1. To front; to face in position; to meet or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English