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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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Dumanly, who described the case against the media as fictional without any foundation, challengingly said, "We have not been engaged in any illegal action; that's why we will not bow to tyrants.
Thy are that not easy at all, "noted Celi," as a matter of fact they can be challengingly difficult.
More importantly, without over-simplifying, his production carves a fluid through-line out of a challengingly obscure, episodic history, play peppered with vignettes and mini-narratives and goes some distance toward fleshing out characters in a show in which individual figures are secondary to the twin protagonists of America and Japan and the ambivalent relationship between them.
The best of today's 'contemporary' architecture covers a wide multiplicity of styles, from the challengingly technical to the reassuringly rustic.
Yet in spite of its sometimes wearisome epistemological correctness, Making Monstrous is not just thoroughly researched and fluently argued throughout but undoubtedly the shrewdest, most challengingly theorized, and most stimulating full-length study we have of Frankenstein.
FINAL VERDICT A fine mix of holes that have been cleverly and challengingly moulded into a splendid parkland setting
This doesn't make any sense," Laudisi asserts challengingly at the start, as the rumors and scuttlebutt swirl around on the topic of the ravaged Frola and her apparent--but possibly not--son-in-law, Ponza (Darrell D'Silva).
When the play opened at the Crucible in Sheffield last year, it was applauded by critics for offering a challengingly fresh perspective on the old tale.
They will find in it a mass of material nowhere else so finely drawn together, and an argument nowhere else so challengingly synthesised.
In Sir Gawain what looks at first blush a bland enough descriptio of Guenever (lines 74-84) is shown to involve varied sight-lines: a setting echoic of images of the Virgin in a canopied niche places us below the queen, looking upward reverentially, but lines where we price her clothes and compare her beauty (to her credit) with other fair women place us on her level; we note, too, that Guenever is not only seen but, challengingly, in the only part of her body to be mentioned, she looks back at us: ~Per glent with yzen gray'.
The CHP leader added challengingly, "Even if you send the summary to the ends of the earth, we will go through it fully.
Add to the equation the mind-blowing, yet challengingly lucrative, statistic that, by 2004, global business-to-business ecommerce is expected to grow to pounds 2 trillion, and North West businesses should, markedly, be asking whether they are prepared for the future.