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Meaning of IMPUGN

Pronunciation:  im'pyoon

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  attack as false or wrong
 

IMPUGN is a 6 letter word that starts with I.

 

 See Also: challenge

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im*pugn"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impugned}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Impugning}.] [OE. impugnen, F. impugner, fr. L.
impugnare; in on, against + pugnare to flight. See
{Pugnacious}.]
To attack by words or arguments; to contradict; to assail; to
call in question; to make insinuations against; to gainsay;
to oppose.

      The truth hereof I will net rashly pugn, or overboldly
      affirm.                                  --Peacham.

 
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 Related Terms: abjure, accuse, anathematize, anathemize, animadvert on, arraign, assail, assert the contrary, attack, belie, blame, call in question, call to account, cast blame upon, cast reflection upon, censure, complain against, condemn, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert, counter, criminate, cross, cry down, cry out against, cry out on, cry shame upon, damn, decry, denounce, denunciate, deny, disaffirm, disallow, disavow, disclaim, disown, disprove, dispute, forswear, fulminate against, gainsay, impeach, implicate, incriminate, inculpate, indict, inveigh against, involve, join issue upon, negate, negative, not accept, not admit, nullify, oppose, recant, reflect upon, refuse to admit, refute, renounce, reprehend, reproach, reprobate, repudiate, retract, revoke, shake up, take back, take issue with, traverse
 

 

 

 

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