oppugning


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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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