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adjective as in contested

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Cruz, on the defensive, replied that he hadn't "impugned [Hagel's] character."

Fluke said her fellow students at Georgetown were “legitimately angry that the comments impugned their character as well as mine.”

The judge did not enter into this spirit of foolery, resenting, indeed, that a sound medicinal compound should be thus impugned.

They would not yield, however; they regarded my reasons as childish sentimentality, and half impugned my courage besides.

If the record were received generally by any nation, the onus probandi would in that case lie with those who impugned it.

For, as it is the eternal truth of the eternal God, so shall it once prevail, howsoever for a time it be impugned.

The old man was most indignant that his honor should be impugned in such manner.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impugned, such as: debated, argued, challenged, and questioned.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.