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impugn (verb), impugns; impugned; impugning
1. To suggest that someone or something cannot be trusted, relied on, or respected: Mrs. Thompson impugned Jeffrey's character when she said that he could not be trusted to take the money to the bank because he was known to have stolen cash from his peers before.
2. To attack as false, questionable, or wrong: Jack's mother impugned his comments that he was being mistreated because he was not being allowed to have a cell phone any more, when actually he had been using it too often and not doing any of the normal things which he should have been accomplishing.
To attack with words and to oppose someone as being false.
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To attack as false, questionable, or wrong; to strongly oppose with words. (1)