The first has now eased a little, and the challenge of the second becomes even greater.
Kathleen, I want to challenge you: the next time you are on a panel, insist that a Palestinian also be invited to participate.
The way forward requires us to challenge this false dichotomy, which means challenging Zionism.
What part of feminism means that I walk away from the things that challenge and upset me on occasion?
The artist Mike Denison has set himself a challenge: to draw one picture a day for an entire year of his heroine Bea Arthur.
Now, this challenge came from a man who was very small in size.
Prithee, what do you see in my face that looks as if I would carry a challenge?
Her head erect, calm, resolute, she seems to challenge their questions.
I challenge you to combat, to test whether you can support your lies.
The challenge begins in our homes, with parents talking to their children openly and firmly.
early 14c., "something one can be accused of, a fault, blemish;" mid-14c., "false accusation, malicious charge; accusation of wrong-doing," also "act of laying claim" (to something), from Anglo-French chalenge, Old French chalonge "calumny, slander; demand, opposition," in legal use, "accusation, claim, dispute," from Anglo-French chalengier, Old French chalongier "to accuse, to dispute" (see challenge (v.)). Accusatory connotations died out 17c. Meanings "an objection" in law, etc.; "a calling to fight" are from mid-15c. Meaning "difficult task" is from 1954.
c.1200, "to rebuke," from Old French chalongier "complain, protest; haggle, quibble," from Vulgar Latin calumniare "to accuse falsely," from Latin calumniari "to accuse falsely, misrepresent, slander," from calumnia "trickery" (see calumny).
From late 13c. as "to object to, take exception to;" c.1300 as "to accuse," especially "to accuse falsely," also "to call to account;" late 14c. as "to call to fight." Also used in Middle English with sense "claim, take to oneself." Related: Challenged; challenging.