impugnation

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impugn (ɪmˈpjuːn)
 
vb
(tr) to challenge or attack as false; assail; criticize
 
[C14: from Old French impugner, from Latin impugnāre to fight against, attack, from im- + pugnāre to fight]
 
im'pugnable
 
adj
 
impugnation
 
n
 
im'pugnment
 
n
 
im'pugner
 
n

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