oppugn

VERB
  1. challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of
    We must question your judgment in this matter
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Start Error-Free Writing Linguix pencil

How To Use oppugn In A Sentence

  • Errors in religion were too tremendous to be tolerated for a moment, and the form (or rather anti-form) of worship handed down by her fathers, had cost too much blood and crime to be oppugned. Western Characters or Types of Border Life in the Western States
  • Galenists oppugn Paracelsus, he brags on the other side, he did more famous cures by this means, than all the Galenists in Europe, and calls himself a monarch; Galen, Hippocrates, infants, illiterate, &c. Anatomy of Melancholy
  • By the plane Scriptures it was found, "That a lyvelie faith requyred a plane confessioun, when Christes trewth is oppugned; that not only ar thei gyltie that do evill, bot also thei that assent to evill. The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)
  • This is Naturae bellum inferre, to oppugn nature, and to make a strong body weak. Anatomy of Melancholy
  • I doubt," said he, "whether those dictates are any clearer than those dogmas of 'natural religion' which have been so oppugned; and The Eclipse of Faith Or, A Visit To A Religious Sceptic
  • : bright, glistening olid: foul-smelling oppugnant: combative, antagonistic, or contrary recrement: waste matter, refuse, dross reborant Club Troppo
  • He declared that the citizens of Boston ‘were disaffected to the Laws of the Land’ and were in a state of ‘open Rebellion, Disobedience, and Disloyalty,’ and that the clergy were foremost in ‘oppugning the Authority of the Laws of the Land.’
  • In such esteem it continued for many ages, till at length Mesue and some other Arabians began to reject and reprehend it, upon whose authority for many following lustres, it was much debased and quite out of request, held to be poison and no medicine; and is still oppugned to this day by [4225] Crato and some junior physicians. Anatomy of Melancholy
  • As for those places of Scripture which oppugn it, they will have spoken ad captum vulgi, and if rightly understood, and favourably interpreted, not at all against it; and as Otho Gasman, Astrol. cap. Anatomy of Melancholy
  • A skeptic can only _doubt_, never _oppugn_ the gospel. The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal, May, 1880
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy