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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of.

Usage examples (12)
  • Scroderus (Andrea) who, all the world knows, set himself to oppugn
  • This is Naturae bellum inferre, to oppugn nature, and to make a strong body weak.
  • Origen did mightily oppugn a new heresie which did springe vpp in his tyme/it was called the heresie of Helchesaites/and at lẽghth he did happily extinguishe it.
  • Galenists oppugn Paracelsus, he brags on the other side, he did more famous cures by this means, than all the Galenists in Europe, and calls himself a monarch; Galen,... for more
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