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oppugn

verb

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1 to demand proof of the truth or rightness of
  • He had the temerity to oppugn the merits of a study in a discipline that he knows nothing about.
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call in question (or into)

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2 to strive to reduce or eliminate
  • guardians of liberty who staunchly oppugned tyranny, whether from the right or the left
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