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impeach
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • ’I denounce this person as a liar, and impeach him as a coward.
  • Except the clock, there was not such an accurate and unimpeachable instrument in existence as the little thermometer which hung behind the door.

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  • ’You hear him, ma’am?’ said Mr Pluck, looking round; ’you hear the unimpeachable testimony of my friend Pyke—that reminds me,—formalities, formalities, must not be neglected in civilised society.
  • ’Then, as we understand each other,’ said Squeers, ’will you allow me to ask you whether you consider me a highly virtuous, exemplary, and well-conducted man in private life; and whether, as a person whose business it is to take charge of youth, you place the strongest confidence in my unimpeachable integrity, liberality, religious principles, and ability?’
  • I am the man as is guaranteed, by unimpeachable references, to be a out-and-outer in morals and uprightness of principle.
  • There were the same unimpeachable masters and mistresses in want of virtuous servants, and the same virtuous servants in want of unimpeachable masters and mistresses, and the same magnificent estates for the investment of capital, and the same enormous quantities of capital to be invested in estates, and, in short, the same opportunities of all sorts for people who wanted to make their fortunes.
  • There were the same unimpeachable masters and mistresses in want of virtuous servants, and the same virtuous servants in want of unimpeachable masters and mistresses, and the same magnificent estates for the investment of capital, and the same enormous quantities of capital to be invested in estates, and, in short, the same opportunities of all sorts for people who wanted to make their fortunes.

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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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