What is the noun for challenged?

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  1. A confrontation; a dare.
    1. An instigation or antagonization intended to convince a person to perform an action they otherwise would not.
    2. A bid to overcome something.
    3. (sports) An attempt to take possession; a tackle
    4. A summons to fight a duel; also, the letter or message conveying the summons.
    5. The act of a sentry in halting a person and demanding the countersign, or (by extension) the action of a computer system demanding a password, etc.
    6. An attempt to have a work of literature restricted or removed from a public library or school curriculum.
  2. A difficult task, especially one that the person making the attempt finds more enjoyable because of that difficulty.
  3. (law) A procedure or action.
    1. (law, rare) A judge's interest in the result of the case for which he or she should not be allowed to sit the case, e.g. a conflict of interest.
    2. The act of appealing a ruling or decision of a court of administrative agency.
    3. The act of seeking to remove a judge, arbitrator or other judicial or semi-judicial figure for reasons of alleged bias or incapacity.
    4. (US) An exception to a person as not legally qualified to vote. The challenge must be made when the ballot is offered.
  4. (hunting) The opening and crying of hounds at first finding the scent of their game.
  5. Synonyms:
    1. task, championship, opposition, issue, contest, competition, responsibility, matter, contest, dare, objection, question, burden, trial, tournament, affair, debate, dispute, onus, protest, defiance, disagreement, criticism, subject, goad, question, focus, exception, concern, remonstration, remonstrance, taunt, pain, theme, interrogation, work, undertaking, confrontation, topic, battle, provocation, event, face-off, point, contention, case, quandary, duty, dissent, showdown
  1. One who challenges; especially, one who plays against the current champion of a game or contest in hopes of winning and becoming the new champion.
  2. Synonyms:
    1. contender, adversary, opponent, rival, contestant, competitor, combatant, corrival, competition, defier, pretender, darer
  1. Quality or degree of being challenging.
  1. One to whom a challenge is made.
  1. The act of making a challenge.
  1. plural of challenging
  1. plural of challengee
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