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Encounter, especially an obstacle or problem. For example,
I've never come up against anything I can't handle
Dealing with Malcolm is like coming up against a brick wall
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come up against
(...) of man, a mystery that all the various disciplines come up against and which holds the key to...
(...) though, when we begin to analyze that distinction, we come up against such refinements as dusk...