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Synonyms for challenge

Synonyms for challenge

an act of taunting another to do something bold or rash


behavior or an act that is intentionally provocative

to call on another to do something requiring boldness


to confront boldly and courageously

to come near, as in quality or amount

to express opposition, often by argument

to take a stand against

Synonyms for challenge

a demanding or stimulating situation

questioning a statement and demanding an explanation

a formal objection to the selection of a particular person as a juror

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a demand by a sentry for a password or identification

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take exception to

ask for identification

raise a formal objection in a court of law

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During the additional year of follow-up, 22 of the 203 patients in whom asthma had been ruled out had a positive bronchial challenge test result at 6 or 12 months.
We measured responsiveness to methacholine 8 hr after the allergen bronchial challenge ended.
OUTCOMES MEASURED The primary end-point was the effect on AMP bronchial challenge (PC20), which causes bronchoconstriction indirectly by release of inflammatory mediators.
Exclusion criteria for methacholine challenge were history of ischaemic heart disease and use of medications influencing the outcome of bronchial challenge (oral steroids, anticholinergic drugs and oral or topical [Beta]-blockers).
At the same time, having the new code for the spot check of Wheeze Rate during broncho-dilatation, wheeze reversibility and Bronchial Challenge Test, and the second code for continuous monitoring during emergencies and for ambulatory continuous evaluation of wheeze and cough, captures the clinical needs covered by our technology and will boost sales of our PulmoTrack[R] hospital monitor and our Wholter[TM] night monitor at home," commented Dr.
Delayed asthmatic response to bronchial challenge with allergen-mediators, eicosanoids, eosinophil and neutrophil constituents in the blood and urine (abstract).
Response rates were 65% for the questionnaire, 62% for the lung function test, 58% for the bronchial challenge, 49% for the SPT, and 43% for the blood sampling.