Challenging synonyms and antonyms

chăl'ən-jĭng

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Test is defined as to participate in or administer an exam or evaluation.
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To oppose by argument or assertion; to controvert; to express dissent or opposition to; to call in question; to deny the truth or validity of.
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To require as useful, just, proper, or necessary; call for:
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To call forth; evoke
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To call together; convene:
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To state as a fact or as one's belief (something that may be called into question); assert
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Hard to achieve.
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To refuse to submit to or cooperate with:
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Reproach is defined as to blame or shame someone.
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(Physiol.) To produce or increase the response of (an organism, organ, tissue, etc.) to a proper stimulus
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To participate in a public demonstration in opposition to (something):
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To catch (larks) by producing terror through the use of mirrors, scarlet cloth, a hawk, etc., so that they lie still till a net is thrown over them.
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To ask a question or questions
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To call to account; to challenge.
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(Computing) To visit all parts of; to explore thoroughly.
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To question or call into doubt.
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To cause to be at a loss; baffle:
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To subject to a legal obligation, such as a fine or court order:
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To defy; dare
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To increase temporarily the activity of (a body organ or system, for example).
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To come face to face with, especially with defiance or hostility:
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To provide resistance to (an electrical current).
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To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
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To call back from flight or disorderly action; to call to, for the purpose of subduing or quieting.
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To argue or reason against; contradict; deny; dispute
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Censure is defined as to criticize or judge in a harsh manner.
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To challenge the truthfulness or genuineness of:
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To call upon another to decide a question controverted, to corroborate a statement, to vindicate one's rights, etc.; as, I appeal to all mankind for the truth of what is alleged. Hence: To call on one for aid; to make earnest request.
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To charge formally with a wrongdoing.
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To question formally, as to elicit facts or information; interrogate:
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To try to disprove or invalidate (something) as by argument or legal action; dispute
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(By extension) To overcome or shed (e.g., an impediment or expectation), in pursuit of a goal; to force a way through despite (an obstacle); to resist or proceed against.
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To remonstrate is to plead or protest with reason.
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Object is defined as to reason or argument against something.
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To object:
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To deny the legal sufficiency of an adversary’s claim, without admitting or denying the truth of the underlying facts, usually on a technical legal basis rather than the merits of the claim; to file a demurrer.
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To equal in some way; be a match for
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To face, be opposite to.
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To be turned or placed with the front toward a specified direction.
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To face or oppose courageously or brazenly, as if grasping by the beard; defy
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To produce
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(Intransitive) To rest satisfied, or apparently satisfied, or to rest without opposition and discontent (usually implying previous opposition or discontent); to accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object; — followed by ""in"", sometimes also by ""with"" and ""to"".
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To be liable or accountable:
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To be uncertain about; question; feel distrust of
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To express a desire for, especially politely; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause:
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(Informal) To complain or protest noisily or peevishly.
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(Internet) To remove a participant from an online activity.
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To seek an answer to:
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stimulating interest or thought
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(Intransitive) To complain loudly, to give voice to one's censure or criticism against (formerly also with on, at, upon). [from 16th c.]
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Approach means to move close to something.
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To come near to; to approach.
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To forbid is defined as to order that something not occur, or to prevent something from occurring.
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