Oppugner \Op*pugn"er\, n. One who opposes or attacks; that which opposes. --Selden. [1913 Webster]

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  • oppugner — Oppugner, Oppugnare …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • oppugner — noun see oppugn …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • oppugner — See oppugn. * * * …   Universalium

  • oppugner — noun /əˈpjuːnə/ Someone who oppugns; an opponent. Revenge and malice were as two violent oppugners on the one side; but honesty, religion, fear of God, withheld him on the other …   Wiktionary

  • oppugner — n. person who opposes, person who attacks or criticizes harshly; that which opposes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oppugner — op·pugn·er …   English syllables

  • oppugner — əˈpyünə(r) noun ( s) : one that oppugns …   Useful english dictionary

  • oppugn — oppugner, n. /euh pyoohn /, v.t. 1. to assail by criticism, argument, or action. 2. to call in question; dispute. [1400 50; late ME < L oppugnare to oppose, attack, equiv. to op OP + pugnare to fight, deriv. of pugnus fist; see PUGILISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • oppugn — /əˈpjun/ (say uh pyoohn) verb (t) 1. to assail by criticism, argument, or action. 2. to call in question (rights, judgement, etc.); dispute (statements, etc.). {Middle English, from French oppugner, from Latin oppugnāre fight against} –oppugner,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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