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requiring full use of your abilities or resources

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stimulating interest or thought

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disturbingly provocative

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In 1982, an AU lawsuit challenging the federal government's decision to give surplus land to a religious group reached the Supreme Court.
It is important for employers to continue giving them challenging projects in order to prevent boredom and attrition.
For many, the newspaper's decision to publish a photograph of Charlotte Cuno--the named plaintiff in a case that has roiled the waters of state taxation by challenging the constitutionality of state tax incentives--put a face with the name that has become shorthand for the most important tax issue confronting the Supreme Court in recent years.
From this cognitive angle, finding flow entails engaging in activities that are challenging enough to require new perceptions, perspectives and behaviors without being overwhelming.
It can be very challenging to keep staff motivated and focused on residents in an atmosphere that can be very draining and discouraging.
These challenges are then organized into five superordinate categories: self challenges, student challenges, professional responsibility challenges, challenging adults associated with the school setting, and outside-the-school challenges.
Experienced, seasoned and with a flair for his work, General Fletcher will do great things for SDDC in the very challenging operational and organizational atmosphere we are now working in.
A Florida attorney says he's challenging the federal Defense of Marriage Act in court because there's no time like the present to stand up and demand full equality.
Making the transition to being a key player during school and individual student crises, and to focusing largely on affective concerns, may be challenging, as some noted in this study.
Twin-sheet thermoforming is a promising but challenging process for making hollow or double-walled industrial parts.
If the challenged member produced his coin, the challenging member was required to pay for the drink.
But Doherty said challenging an opponent's petitions is easier than campaigning against them.
It subsequently evolved into a structured series of seven physically challenging runs, culminating in the ultimate Yellow Brick Road endurance feat.