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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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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.
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The challenge to departments at the federal level was broader and more ambitious.
Ins and Outs--team members may leave from and return to the tour at any time, however, they cannot earn points while away, nor can their team earn points where "everyone" is required to do a challenge.
8 percent in 2004-creating a challenge of overwhelming proportions.
As new technology enters the industry, it also becomes part of the Challenge.
Although this may challenge teachers' traditional notions of reading instruction, forcing them to work in guided reading groups and individually with readers, the research is overwhelmingly in favor of individualizing instruction to meet the needs of all learners (Allington & Walmsley, 1995).
It demonstrated the challenge of failing states--for instance, countries, such as Afghanistan, where weak sovereignty allowed global terrorism to take root.
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This was accomplished through a challenge in the following manner: a challenger would ask to see the coin.
The average person doesn't know they should hire an attorney before running for office," said Deb Gordils, a mother of two who successfully fought off a petition challenge but ultimately lost her race against 33rd Ward Alderman Richard E Mell, father-in-law of Gov.
Your challenge starting shortly will be to lead and mentor those behind you, and to continue to prepare yourselves for your future as leaders of the men and women who make up the finest Air Force in the world.
These officers illustrate what many attendees of the FBI National Academy (NA)(2) feel when they participate in the obstacle course and runs that comprise the FBI's Yellow Brick Road Fitness Challenge.
Today I received an e-mail from a Girl Scout camp director wanting to know if Healthy Kids Challenge could go to camp.