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  • She felt that it would have been an affront to his memory.
  • He considered the bill to be an affront to his character.
  • He thought it an affront to his own person that that of his daughter should be so tranquilly regarded. Cited from Athens: Rise and Fall, by Lytton, Book 2
  • I think he feels it's an affront to his dignity. Cited from The Prairie Wife, by Arthur Stringer
  • She might well be glad of the part she had taken, now that she found her husband so much more alive to the affront to his sister than she had expected. Cited from Heartsease or Brother's Wife by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • In spite of everything he felt as if that countermanded guest were present, a constant affront to his own dignity. Cited from The Nabob, Vol. 2 (of 2), by Alphonse Daudet
  • The cheerful little groups of pleasure-seekers he encountered seemed like an affront to his increasing melancholy. Cited from Nobody's Man, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Vargas saw this as an affront to his nation's sovereignty and refused.
  • Kelly considered this an affront to his native land and resolved to find a fighting Irishman to take up the challenge.
  • The dead level of mechanical perfection which they insisted upon was a stupid affront to his ear. Cited from Mary Wollaston, by Henry Kitchell Webster
  • He would have continued to smart under the affront to his pride as a man, and association with Mavis would have still been impossible. Cited from The Devil's Garden, by W. B. Maxwell
  • Perdiccas seems to have viewed this as a direct affront to his authority and went up with the royal army himself to conquer the area.
  • To mention integrity and freedom from corruption in such a man, would be an affront to his virtues. Cited from The Best of the World's Classics, Prose, Vol. II - Rome, by Various
  • This decision infuriated Kai, who saw it as an affront to his deceased mother.
  • Thus, since God is infinite, his honour is infinite and any affront to his honour requires from humanity an infinite satisfaction.
  • Diocletian, however, would not tolerate this affront to his rule.
  • We can understand how, in feudal times, a knight would consider it an affront to his fellows to bid them to a banquet spread for thirteen. Cited from Apples, Ripe and Rosy, Sir, by Mary Catherine Crowley
  • There was no affront to his dignity, as the golfer had feared. Cited from The Golf Course Mystery, by Chester K. Steele
  • It was disloyal to her, an offence against all that she was, an affront to his manhood to let the thought have place in his mind even for one swift moment. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • But her anger against Giovanni was roused rather because what he was about to do was an affront to his father, her master, than out of mere sympathy for the intended victim. Cited from Marietta, by F. Marion Crawford
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