[ uh-puhg-nuhnt ]
/ əˈpʌg nənt /
opposing; antagonistic; contrary.
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Origin of oppugnant
OTHER WORDS FROM oppugnantop·pug·nan·cy, noun
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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
British Dictionary definitions for oppugnant
/ (əˈpʌɡnənt) /
rare combative, antagonistic, or contrary
Derived forms of oppugnantoppugnancy, nounoppugnantly, adverb
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