CHALLENGE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of challenge
Definition:
v. assert a right; raise a formal objection; take exception to
Example:
Nowadays no one will challenge the fact that the earth is round.
Sentence in Classic:
Should he go to headquarters next day and challenge that affected adjutant, or really let the matter drop, was the question that worried him all the way.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Meeting her sharp glance, which was as sharp as ever when she asked me, I could not on that short challenge answer no, quite frankly.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Perhaps, however, her enjoyment proceeded more than she was aware from the physical stimulus of the excursion, the challenge of crisp cold and hard exercise, the responsive thrill of her body to the influences of the winter woods.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
So the next morning the wolf sent the boar to challenge Sultan to come into the wood to fight the matter.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
All stood astonished at his presumption, but none more than the redoubted Knight whom he had thus defied to mortal combat, and who, little expecting so rude a challenge, was standing carelessly at the door of the pavilion.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
She knew that there was nothing heroic or obviously dramatic in it, no magic of rare hours, nor valiant challenge, but it seemed to her that she was of some significance because she was commonplaceness, the ordinary life of the age, made articulate and protesting.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Bennet accepted the challenge, observing that he acted very wisely in leaving the girls to their own trifling amusements.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
It may be worth while, therefore, previously to advert to those curious imaginary portraits of him which even down to the present day confidently challenge the faith of the landsman.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
The giant advances to challenge Aeneas; but through sewed plates of brass and tunic rough with gold the sword plunges in his open side.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
Unfortunately, as he advanced, his anger increased at every step; and instead of the proper and lofty speech he had prepared as a prelude to his challenge, he found nothing at the tip of his tongue but a gross personality, which he accompanied with a furious gesture.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context