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Word: impeach

Definition: charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility


Sentences Containing 'impeach'

She will be in a state of mind to impeach the justice of the Republic.
When any shall either impeach thee with false accusations, or hatefully reproach thee, or shall use any such carriage towards thee, get thee presently to their minds and understandings, and look in them, and behold what manner of men they be.
Here are three instances, then, which I personally know the truth of; but I have heard of many other instances from persons whose veracity in the matter there is no good ground to impeach.

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