front (v.)
confront, face, meet
1H4 II.ii.58[Prince Hal to all] you four shall front them in the narrow lane
1H6 IV.ii.26[General to Talbot] death doth front thee with apparent spoil
2H4 IV.i.25[Archbishop to Mowbray, of Westmorland] What well-appointed leader fronts us here?
2H6 V.i.86[Queen to King, of Somerset] For thousand Yorks he shall not hide his head, / But boldly stand and front him to his face
AC I.iv.79.1[Lepidus to Caesar, of his forces] what by sea and land I can be able / To front this present time
Cor V.ii.40[First Watch to Menenius, of Coriolanus] you ... think to front his revenges
TN I.iii.53[Sir Toby aside to Sir Andrew, of Maria] 'Accost' is front her, board her
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