Definition of challenging in English:

challenging

Line breaks: chal|len¦ging
Pronunciation: /ˈtʃalɪn(d)ʒɪŋ
 
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adjective

Derivatives

challengingly

adverb
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  • What is, on paper, a primarily interior experience, stumbles on film with a clunky visual style that remains merely literal instead of challengingly literary.
  • And, more challengingly still, he wants the security response to take place ‘within rights’ rather than in opposition to them.
  • They don't bash their heads against the divider - they just splay their fins and the little ruff around their neck, and stare challengingly at one another.

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