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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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.
I challenge (oil companies) to pick up the gauntlet in relation to renewable ocean technologies and provide true energy leadership into the 21st century," he said.