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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

References in classic literature ?
All this time Bertha Kircher was a wide-eyed and terrified spectator to what, as she thought, could end only in a terrific battle between these frightful beasts, and when Zu-tag and his followers began screaming forth their fearsome challenge, the girl found herself trembling in terror, for of all the sounds of the jungle there is none more awe inspiring than that of the great bull ape when he issues his challenge or shrieks forth his victory cry.
The 'Momo challenge' features an image of a woman with bulging eyes, long black hair and bird's legs.
"The challenge encourages teens to go missing for up to 2 days at a time and awards points for every social media mention while they are missing," Tippencoe County Sheriff Bob Smith said in a release, adding the challenge could distract law enforcement from helping other people who are actually in distress.
"YouTube is home to many beloved viral challenges and pranks, like Jimmy Kimmel's terrible Christmas presents prank or the water bottle flip challenge," it said.
Director General, Punjab Emergency Service, Dr Rizwan Naseer formally inaugurated the 7th National Rescue Challenge and welcomed all the teams.
However, while the success of the "Ice Bucket Challenge" is undeniable, it didn't come without a little bit of pain as well.
Dubai: A year after the Blue Whale challenge, online users are worried about a new epidemic that has surfaced on the internet: The Momo Challenge.
Presented by LivFit by Oman Insurance, the challenge, which is an inter-company competition aims to promote team building and bonding for those working in corporates, Neha Gaggar, co-founder of the challenge told XPRESS.
When is the challenge? The IA cannot sign the PPP contract with the OP without going through a challenge, otherwise, there will be no PACT.
While the closing date for the Science Detectives Challenge has already passed, there is still time to enter the other challenges: Tower Tech Challenge and Eco Tech Challenges for secondary and primary schools and the new engineering-themed Cargo Carrier Challenge and Slo-Mo Marble Challenge.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council on Friday challenged Emirates Airline and Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman of Emirates Airline and Chief Executive of the Emirates Group, to take part in the Dubai Fitness Challenge.
The 21-year-old, from Kenwick Park in Lincolnshire, has already taken up his first invitation and finished 15th in last weekend's Turkish Airlines Challenge, scoring nine under par.
Starting with Bipasha Basu, who took up the challenge to storm herself with a bucket full of ice water to support the unique campaign promoted by ALS Association, this challenge is being taken up by many Indian celebrities including tennis star Sania Mirza and singer Daler Mehndi.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella took the challenge before Zuckerberg.