affront her

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  • And I tell you plainly that you have affronted her for the very last time! Cited from Capitola The Madcap, by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  • I tried all ways of affronting her, but without success. Cited from Roughing it in the Bush, by Susanna Moodie
  • The old woman stepped back in a sort of surprise, as if my brother had affronted her. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments vol. 2, Anon
  • His question, kindly put, did not affront her, for it had been expected. Cited from The Mysterious Rider, by Zane Grey
  • I was anxious to see how far her impudence would go, and determined to affront her if possible. Cited from Roughing it in the Bush, by Susanna Moodie
  • She was deeply indignant at the affront her husband had put upon her. Cited from The Emperor, by Georg Ebers, v7
  • The bright colors affronted her dejection; she did not want to see them. Cited from What Katy Did Next, by Susan Coolidge
  • Fate was virtuous at times; it had delivered into her hands the girl who had affronted her. Cited from The Turmoil, A novel, by Booth Tarkington
  • He did not wish to affront her, but neither would he wear shoes and stockings with no one to make him. Cited from The Wrong Twin, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • How grievously should one affront her virtue if ever one dreamed of kisses! Cited from O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920, by Various
  • Albinia feared that she had said the wrong thing, and affronted her, but it was all working in the dark. Cited from The Young Step-Mother,Charlotte M. Yonge
  • It was not his strength itself, but the quality of it and the misuse of it, that affronted her. Cited from The Valley of the Moon, by Jack London
  • Janie, not being sentimental either, liked all this even while it affronted her vanity. Cited from Tristram of Blent, by Anthony Hope
  • He anxiously wished for the countess's consent to the scheme, for he would not affront her, even after he was dead. Cited from Precaution, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • That comforted him; since he had affronted her, he was reassured. Cited from Scaramouche, by Rafael Sabatini
  • At the old pagan name with which he had affronted her that morning in the hills, Laodice drew back sharply. Cited from The City of Delight, by Elizabeth Miller
  • He uttered the name not to affront her, but yet again to gain time -- time that he needed for taking in something still other and larger than her demand of a moment before. Cited from The Ambassadors, by Henry James
  • She thought she saw and heard everything, yet insulated her true self in a callous and unreceptive aloofness from all that affronted her. Cited from The Border Legion, Zane Grey
  • It dawned upon her, at length, that the singular thing about this boldness was its difference from any, which had ever before affronted her. Cited from The Call of the Canyon, by Zane Grey
  • His eye could not blaze like hers, but all his self-respect depended on his valour now, and with desperation he affronted her. Cited from Clayhanger, by Arnold Bennett