- opposing; antagonistic; contrary.
Origin of oppugnant
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He could have taken another, an oppugnant stand, as many a familiar confederate did.Abraham Lincoln's Cardinal Traits;
Clark S. Beardslee
- rare combative, antagonistic, or contrary
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