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challenging

chal·leng·ing

challenging

 
 
pronunciation:
chae lihn jIng
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: constituting a test of one's skill, strength, or ability.
It was a challenging contest, so she was proud that she had done well.His prose is challenging, so his books are respected but not widely popular.
antonyms:
easy, unchallenging
definition 2: stimulating; provocative.
I found it a challenging discussion.