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ren·coun·ter

 (rĕn-koun′tər) Archaic
n.
1. An unplanned meeting.
2. A hostile encounter or contest.
tr. & intr.v. ren·coun·tered, ren·coun·ter·ing, ren·coun·ters
To meet unexpectedly or have an unexpected meeting.

[French rencontre, from Old French, from rencontrer, to meet : re-, re- + encontrer, to meet; see encounter.]

rencounter

(rɛnˈkaʊntə)
n
1. an unexpected meeting
2. a hostile clash, as of two armies, adversaries, etc; skirmish
vb
to meet (someone) unexpectedly
[C16: from French rencontre, from rencontrer; see encounter]

ren•coun•ter

(rɛnˈkaʊn tər)

n. Also, rencontre.
1. a hostile meeting.
2. a casual meeting.
v.t., v.i.
3. to meet casually.
[1495–1505; < Middle French rencontrer. See re-, encounter]

rencounter


Past participle: rencountered
Gerund: rencountering

Imperative
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Present
I rencounter
you rencounter
he/she/it rencounters
we rencounter
you rencounter
they rencounter
Preterite
I rencountered
you rencountered
he/she/it rencountered
we rencountered
you rencountered
they rencountered
Present Continuous
I am rencountering
you are rencountering
he/she/it is rencountering
we are rencountering
you are rencountering
they are rencountering
Present Perfect
I have rencountered
you have rencountered
he/she/it has rencountered
we have rencountered
you have rencountered
they have rencountered
Past Continuous
I was rencountering
you were rencountering
he/she/it was rencountering
we were rencountering
you were rencountering
they were rencountering
Past Perfect
I had rencountered
you had rencountered
he/she/it had rencountered
we had rencountered
you had rencountered
they had rencountered
Future
I will rencounter
you will rencounter
he/she/it will rencounter
we will rencounter
you will rencounter
they will rencounter
Future Perfect
I will have rencountered
you will have rencountered
he/she/it will have rencountered
we will have rencountered
you will have rencountered
they will have rencountered
Future Continuous
I will be rencountering
you will be rencountering
he/she/it will be rencountering
we will be rencountering
you will be rencountering
they will be rencountering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rencountering
you have been rencountering
he/she/it has been rencountering
we have been rencountering
you have been rencountering
they have been rencountering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rencountering
you will have been rencountering
he/she/it will have been rencountering
we will have been rencountering
you will have been rencountering
they will have been rencountering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rencountering
you had been rencountering
he/she/it had been rencountering
we had been rencountering
you had been rencountering
they had been rencountering
Conditional
I would rencounter
you would rencounter
he/she/it would rencounter
we would rencounter
you would rencounter
they would rencounter
Past Conditional
I would have rencountered
you would have rencountered
he/she/it would have rencountered
we would have rencountered
you would have rencountered
they would have rencountered
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The Prior at length recollected himself sufficiently to be aware that he was compromising his dignity, by squabbling with such a hedge-priest as the Outlaw's chaplain, and being joined by his attendants, rode off with considerably less pomp, and in a much more apostolical condition, so far as worldly matters were concerned, than he had exhibited before this rencounter.
The rencounter came at a heavy moment, one of all moments calculated to permit its impact with the least emotional shock.
After about an hour's visit from the lady (for Nightingale had been with him much longer), they both took their leave, promising to return to him soon; during which Mrs Miller said she hoped to bring him some good news from his mistress, and Mr Nightingale promised to enquire into the state of Mr Fitzpatrick's wound, and likewise to find out some of the persons who were present at the rencounter.