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ˈtʃæl ɪndʒdchal·lenged

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  1. List of paraphrases for "challenged":

    contested, impugned, disputed, questioned, defied, objected, contestée, stabbed

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  1. Salvador Panelo:

    The enemies of the state have boldly challenged the capability of the government to secure the safety of the citizenry in that region, the armed forces of the Philippines will rise to the challenge and crush these godless criminals.

  2. John M. Ford:

    We're not lost. We're locationally challenged.

  3. Nick Kyrgios:

    He called game. My opponent challenged once the umpire called game. I just thought that wasn't right.

  4. Pramila Jayapal:

    She will be a powerhouse woman of color in Congress and a steadfast champion for our values. She's challenged Donald Trump face-to-face, taken on and defeated the Koch Brothers in her own backyard, and her record of getting results for working people is simply stellar.

  5. Otis Brawley:

    A higher proportion of black men are challenged in terms of health literacy and less likely to seek out prostate cancer specialists.

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