Challenge

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Definition

a challenge: a test, a trial, a contest
noun

to challenge (somebody, a decision): to test, to try (somebody); to question, to argue against (a decision)
verb

challenging: difficult, ambitious, testing
adjective
It was a very challenging jigsaw puzzle, and I'm happy I completed it.

Examples

  • "Well, the ultimate salesperson needed the ultimate challenge."
  • "The work is sometimes challenging but it'll be an excellent opportunity for a young man like you to prove himself."
  • "We mustn't forget that Philip is mentally challenged."
  • "Michelangelo was a genius who was always willing to challenge his genius with difficult new projects."
  • "Bruno : Instead, you're going to be taking part in some exciting, challenging, and extremely dangerous missions."
  • "Set challenging targets!"
  • "Joan Wayne attempted to scare the shark by firing at its dorsal fin, then challenged the shark to a duel, running into the water with pistols drawn."
  • "I have ten years' experience in the customer service field, as well as management experience in a local telemarketing firm. The challenging environments in which I've worked have taught me to think on my feet, communicate clearly and always remain polite and professional while dealing with callers."
  • "I have held this position for more than ten years, but am just now taking over your account from Luke Gabriels, who has moved on to other challenges in this industry."
  • "Now, if there are no further questions, I'll simply say that I look forward to my new role as the spokesbaby for the Delavigne Corporation, and the many challenges that lie ahead of me."

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