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Impugn Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    impugn v : attack as false or wrong
Impugn Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Impugn \Im*pugn"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Impugned; p. pr. & vb. n. Impugning.] [OE. impugnen, F. impugner, fr. L. impugnare; in on, against + pugnare to flight. See Pugnacious.] To attack by words or arguments; to contradict; to assail; to call in question; to make insinuations against; to gainsay; to oppose. The truth hereof I will net rashly pugn, or overboldly affirm. --Peacham.
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      By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D. That Dr. Kofi Konadu Apraku should muster the nerve, and chutzpah, to impugn the presidential campaign heft - or traction - of the twice-defeated Nana Akufo-Addo is simply pathetic, to speak much less of the downright pedestrian. Read more on this news related to 'Impugn'

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