index belligerency, contest (dispute), impugnation, opposition, vilification

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  • Impugnment — Im*pugn ment, n. The act of impugning, or the state of being impugned. Ed. Rev. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impugnment — im pugn·ment || ɪm pjuːnmÉ™nt n. attack which questions the credibility of, attempt to discredit, challenge …   English contemporary dictionary

  • impugnment — im·pugn·ment …   English syllables

  • impugnment — ə̇mˈpyünmənt noun ( s) : the act of bringing into question or gainsaying or the state of being brought into question or gainsaid …   Useful english dictionary

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  • History of Roraima — The history of the territory that is now Roraima, a state at the extreme north of present day Brazil is recent, but not thereby simple. Invaded numerous times by the various countries interested in the region, the seldom visited Roraima arose… …   Wikipedia

  • impugn — impugnable, adj. impugnability, n. impugner, n. impugnment, n. /im pyoohn /, v.t. 1. to challenge as false (another s statements, motives, etc.); cast doubt upon. 2. Archaic. to assail (a person) by words or arguments; vilify. 3. Obs. to attack… …   Universalium

  • contest — con·test 1 /kən test/ vt: to dispute or challenge through legal procedures contest a will con·test 2 / kän ˌtest/ n: a challenge brought through formal or legal procedures boundary controversies or other contest s between states Felix… …   Law dictionary

  • belligerency — bel·lig·er·en·cy /bə li jə rən sē/ n: the state of being at war or in conflict; specif: the status whereby a recognized military force is granted the protection of the international laws of war Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster …   Law dictionary

  • impugnation — I noun adverse comment, adverse criticism, animadversion, antagonism, attack, censure, challenge, condemnation, conflict, confrontation, contradiction, contrariety, contrariness, contravention, counteraction, counterwork, criticism, decrial,… …   Law dictionary

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