Oppugned
Oppugn Op*pugn", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Oppugned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Oppugning}.] [OF. oppugner, L. oppugnare; ob (see {Ob-}) + pugnare to fight. See {Impugn}.] To fight against; to attack; to be in conflict with; to oppose; to resist. [1913 Webster]

They said the manner of their impeachment they could not but conceive did oppugn the rights of Parliament. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]


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