pick up the gauntlet

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Synonyms for pick up the gauntlet

be dared to do something and attempt it

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So for a novice cyclist recovering from a life-threatening disease to pick up the gauntlet is to be applauded
Silence is replete with useful charts, facts, and quotations for student activists and budding lawyers wishing to pick up the gauntlet where yesterday's resistance movement left off.