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It’s more work for you, of course, but the goal is to ensure your behavior is above reproach while giving Wanda space to prove —or impugn — herself.
Neeld admitted that he had no reason to impugn the Major's character.
TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
To suppose them to have been otherwise would be to impugn the common sense of our ancestors.
I do not perceive that my associates impugn a single statement of fact contained in my note.
This practice is of such venerable antiquity, and so universal, that it would be vain to impugn it.
THE PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN:DR. GEORGE H NAPHEYS
But without meaning to impugn his veracity, or to dispute the register, we may say that he has scarcely got anybody to believe it.
No one, I think, will venture to impugn the motives or the purity of the intentions of Miss Heald in taking this step.
LOLA MONTEZEDMUND B. D'AUVERGNE
The civil, which this man cuts to pieces, he was not bold enough to impugn.
THE CITY OF GOD, VOLUME IAURELIUS AUGUSTINE
It is a piece of bare-faced impudence to impugn the girl's honour.
ATLANTISGERHART HAUPTMANN
To give way to passion would have been but to impugn the solemnity of her past regrets.

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