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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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3) Nasal challenge with antigen usually results in an eosinophil-rich infiltrate of inflammatory ceils into the paranasal sinuses, (4) as early as 30 minutes after exposure.
The effect of terfenadine on unilateral nasal challenge with allergen.
Each subject in the study completed a series of direct nasal challenges with increasing concentrations of ragweed allergen to determine an allergen dose that would result in a 30 percent reduction in nasal volume (defined as the PD30 dose) during the screening period of the study.