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impeach
as in:  impeach her testimony


The lawyers tried to impeach the credibility of the witnesses.
  challenge the honesty or believability of someone
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Memory aid:  It might help you to remember the different senses of impeach, if you think of all of them as having to do with challenging someone.
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  • The lawyers tried to impeach the credibility of the witnesses.
  • You impeach my sober judgment and make my canons of little worth.
    Jack London  --  The Sea Wolf
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Associated words [difficulty]:   impeach [5]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   History, Public Policy & Politics, Law
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