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Synonyms of face-off

Noun


1. confrontation, encounter, showdown, face-off, disagreement

usage: a hostile disagreement face-to-face

2. face-off, beginning, start, commencement

usage: (ice hockey) the method of starting play; a referee drops the puck between two opposing players

Verb


1. face off, bully off, play

usage: start a game by a face-off

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