affront

All Noun Verb
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  • I was too greatly affronted to express what I felt in words. Cited from The Uninhabited House, by Mrs. J. H. Riddell
  • Affronted, he resigned his command and took his place at the head of his own regiment of foot.
  • It would have been an affront to offer these good people anything in return for their kindness. Cited from Holidays in Eastern France, M. Betham-Edwards
  • As to affronts, I do not fear them, or ever shall, from those who know me. Cited from Percival Keene, by Frederick Marryat
  • You say you came not with any intention to affront me. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 7, by Samuel Richardson
  • He took a step forward, as though to shield the lady from possible affront. Cited from Donovan Pasha &c, by G. Parker, v3
  • 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
  • He considered the bill to be an affront to his character.
  • If ever I was affronted in my life it was then. Cited from Cat and Dog, by Julia Charlotte Maitland
  • I tried all ways of affronting her, but without success. Cited from Roughing it in the Bush, by Susanna Moodie
  • The affront at the heart of Show Boat is still very alive today.
  • He said nothing, however, for it is not well to be too quick in seeing affronts. Cited from Miscellanea, by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • You don't go affronting love in troops as it were. Cited from Tales Of Hearsay, by Joseph Conrad
  • 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
  • While composers created pieces affronting the war, they were not limited to their music.
  • It is the affront to her that has made me forget myself. Cited from A Perilous Secret, by Charles Reade
  • He is a man of too much importance to risk affronts. Cited from A Terrible Temptation, by Charles Reade
  • To go outside his small circle is to offer an affront. Cited from The Vitalized School, by Francis B. Pearson
  • Suppose he should never propose for her, what a way she will be in after affronting my brother and all! Cited from Tales and Novels, Vol. V, by Maria Edgeworth
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