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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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challenge
Definition:
To claim as due; to demand as a right.

Synonyms:

adjective
equal
rival.
noun
challenge
dispute, gainsay, take exception.
communication
challenge.
competition
contest.
confrontation
engagement.
confutation
abnegation, abrogation, confutation, contradiction, denial, disavowal, invalidation, rebuttal, refutation, rejoinder, repudiation, Disaffirmation.
counteraction
neutralization.
defiance
impudence, rebelliousness, recalcitrance, spite, Impugnment, Insurgence, enjoinder, Factiousness, throwing of the gauntlet.
disagreement
argument, complaint, contention, disaccord, disunity, rejection, divisiveness, nonagreement.
dispute, question
confrontation, dare, defiance, demanding, demur, interrogation, objection, protest, provocation, remonstrance, test, threat, trial, ultimatum, Claiming, summons to contest.
duel
duel, fencing, shootout, shootouts, affair of honor, single combat, sword fight.
expostulation
dissuasion, dissuasions.
gauntlet
gloves.
intractability
intractability.
opposition
adversary, antagonism, confrontation, counteraction, counterattack, defiance, disagreement, fight, friction, hindrance, impediment, inhibition, interference, objection, obstinacy, obstruction, opposition, protest, rebuff, repression, repulsion, resistance, suppression.
protest
big stink, formal complaint.
question
questions.
recalcitrancy
recalcitrancy.
state
challenge.
unruliness
intractableness, Indocility.
verb
communication
challenge, dispute, gainsay.
confront
brave, encounter, deal with.
confute
abnegate, abrogate, conflict, confute, contradict, deny, disavow, disprove, dispute, invalidate, negate, rebut, refute, rejoin, repeal, repudiate, Disaffirm.
counteract
neutralize, offset, tamper, Counterwork.
criticize
impeach.
defy
affront, confront, contravene, counter, counteract, countermand, cross, dare, defy, dissent, face, rebel, resist.
disagree
antagonize, argue, bicker, clash, collide, complain, contend, demur, differ, disagree, object, oppose, reject.
dispute, question
accost, arouse, ask for, assert, beard, brave, call for, claim, confront, cross, defy, demand, denounce, exact, face the music, hang in, impeach, impose, impugn, inquire, investigate, provoke, query, reclaim, require, stimulate, summon, tax, try, vindicate, call out, face off, fly in the face of, object to, stand up to, stick it out, face down, search out, make a stand, insist upon, invite competition, make a point of, throw down the gauntlet.
oppose
check, hinder, impede, inhibit, intercept, interfere, meddle, obstruct, oppress, repel, repress, repulse, suppress.
question
ask, canvass, catechize, contemplate, debate, delve, examine, explore, impugn, inquire, interpolate, interrogate, investigate, poll, probe, query, question, quiz, seek, survey.
resist
stand up to.
Examples of usage:
  1. There was a challenge in the pause made here. – The Crime Doctor by Ernest William Hornung
  2. But I showed him that you came within the conditions of the challenge, and he agreed that it was all right. – The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. That it is a fair challenge, and a good adventure; and that fight he shall, if any man will answer his defiance. – Hereward, The Last of the English by Charles Kingsley
  4. You will take my challenge? – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  5. Vera looked up with a challenge in her eyes. – The Mystery of the Four Fingers by Fred M. White

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