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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To assail by words or arguments.

Usage examples (34)
  • His honesty was now in set terms impugned, and on the 15th of February, 1870, he addressed, through the editor of The Pall Mall Gazette, Mr. Frederick
  • Picasso's generosity is no way "impugned" by the book's account of his gift of the head of Dora Maar.
  • Their accuracy has been impugned in many instances.
  • His reputation was impugned and Hutton did clear him. for more
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