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contesting

verb
present participle of contest

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to demand proof of the truth or rightness of
  • vowed to contest the claim in court

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“Contesting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/contesting. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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