Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. to put down by bold or impudent opposition.

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Examples

  • In fact it may have been a sense of his approaching demise that had given Coenus the courage to face down Alexander at the Hyphasis.

    Alexander the Great

  • The same pride that later allowed her to face down the angry mob of SeparatĀ­ists on the steps of the Hegemony Consulate in South Tern and send them to their homes in shame.

    Prayers To Broken Stones

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