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challenge

1. US an assertion that a person is not entitled to vote or that a vote is invalid
2. Law a formal objection to a person selected to serve on a jury (challenge to the polls) or to the whole body of jurors (challenge to the array)

challenge

[′chal·ənj]
(communications)
To cause an interrogator to transmit a signal which puts a transponder into operation.
(immunology)
Administration of an antigen to ascertain state of immunity.
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20) Once the tide of modernism had withdrawn, and the smokescreen of manifesto with it, Eliot was quick to realize that he faced a challengingly transformed scene.
Without high-speed lifts, glitzy facilities or super-high-tech snowmaking and grooming capabilities, family-owned "B-East'' has survived in its own narrow niche in picturesque, remote Charlemont mostly because of its laid-back, family-friendly vibe, relatively low prices, and challengingly steep terrain that keeps good skiers coming back.
Monk is a virtuoso of the specific techniques of Jazz, in challengingly original uses of accent, rhythm, meter, time and of musically expressive space, rest, and silence .
Smartly structured, the drama and emotion of All Apologies is challengingly raw and made for an excruciatingly compelling experience.
The top class orchestra gave their hearts and splendid skills throughout Prokofiev's challengingly complicated music.
At this point in time, when the huge mess at home is still to be cleared any measurably and emerging formidable uncertainties are staring the nation in the face on its eastern and western borders so challengingly, absolute inter-institutional harmonies and understandings should have prevailed between the state's political and military arms to act in unison to cope with these internal and external predicaments.
We have not supported them to acquire the modern skills to keep to the priority of teaching and learning and we have tutored them into becoming at best friendly critics of leadership and management, instead of being challengingly critical friends.
She also absolutely adores playing the challengingly non-verbal title role that Griffin has created for her in Our Zombie Mother.
This is a challengingly imaginative novel, a riveting story, and as well a timely intervention in contemporary debates over how to understand and cope with a worldwide movement of refugees and displaced persons.
Redford, for one, is working diligently to support his survivalist film, challengingly titled "All Is Lost.
Scholarly and at times very well researched -especially in revealing the context, strategy and even the tactics of police detection-this book does occasionally plod along somewhat (her detectives show little 'ascent', despite her title), but it sits interestingly, and sometimes challengingly, beside the widely-studied flood of fictional detection.
Now Kathe did raise her head and looked challengingly at Ella.