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The Merchant of Venice
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The Merchant of Venice
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  • He plies the duke at morning and at night, And doth impeach the freedom of the state, If they deny him justice.
  • The Duke cannot deny the course of law; For the commodity that strangers have With us in Venice, if it be denied, ’Twill much impeach the justice of the state, Since that the trade and profit of the city Consisteth of all nations.

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as in: impeach the President Define
formally charge a public official with unlawful activity; or the resulting legal proceedings; or any removal resulting from such proceedings
as in: impeach her testimony Define
challenge the honesty or believability of someone
as in: impeach my courage Define
criticize someone's character
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