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as in to dare
to invite (someone) to take part in a contest or to perform a feat when my grandfather was a kid, he and his friends would stump one another to dive into the local swimming hole

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“Stump.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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