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Meaning of OPPUGN

Pronunciation:  u'pyoon

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of; "We must question your judgment in this matter"

OPPUGN is a 6 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: call into question, question
 See Also: challenge



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Op*pugn"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Oppugned}; p pr. & vb.
n. {Oppugning}.] [OF. oppugner, L. oppugnare; ob (see {Ob-})
+ pugnare to fight. See {Impugn}.]
To fight against; to attack; to be in conflict with; to
oppose; to resist.

      They said the manner of their impeachment they could
      not but conceive did oppugn the rights of Parliament.

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