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challenge British & World English

A call to someone to participate in a competitive situation or fight to decide who is superior in terms of ability or strength

challenge English Thesaurus

he accepted the challenge

principal challenge British & World English

A challenge against a jury, or against a particular juror, alleging a fact that, if proved, would disqualify such jury or juror as a matter of law.

peremptory challenge British & World English

A defendant’s or lawyer’s objection to a proposed juror, made without needing to give a reason

rise to in rise British & World English

Find the strength or ability to respond adequately to (a challenging situation)