affronted with

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  • I am much affronted with you that you should have done so. Cited from The Story of the Champions of the Round Table, by Howard Pyle
  • I had better have stayed in my kennel and fancied the whole world affronted with me for a few days longer. Cited from Cat and Dog, by Julia Charlotte Maitland
  • Ye know yourselves: how can ye bide at peace, Affronted with his fulsome innocence? Cited from Idylls of the King, by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • They appear to be excellent physiognomists, for they read the countenance of the visiter readily, and are easily affronted with any contemptuous expressions. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 14, No. 401
  • Or that persuasion could but thus convince me That my integrity and truth to you Might be affronted with the match and weight Of such a winnowed purity in love. Cited from Troilus and Cressida, by William Shakespeare
  • His Business was very short, and he who had nothing to do but Justice, was never affronted with a Request of a familiar daily Visitant for what was due to a brave Man at a Distance. Cited from The Spectator, Volumes 1, 2 and 3, by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele
  • It would be also a Work worthy the inquiry into, to consider how many cursed Sacriledges and Indignities God himself hath been affronted with to the dishonour of his Name. Cited from Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies, Bartolome de las Casas
  • Sir Michael judged correctly; his very bad conduct was pronounced exemplary by the admiralty, and the queen's plenipotentiary was hindered and affronted with impunity. Cited from History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. III, by E. Farr & E. H. Nolan
  • Or, that persuasion could but thus convince me, That my integrity and truth to you Might be affronted with the match and weight Of such a winnow'd purity in love; How were I then uplifted! Cited from Characters of Shakespeare's Plays, Wm. Hazlitt
  • "Humph!" ejaculated Mr Forster, much affronted with the comparison. Cited from Newton Forster, by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • And Sir W. Batten told me that he was himself affronted with a woman, in language of this kind, on Tower Hill publickly yesterday; and we are fain to bear it, and to keep one at the office door to let no idle people in, for fear of firing of the office and doing us mischief. Cited from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Lord Braybrooke/Editor
  • She was ready to be affronted with Mauleverer for perilling all for a bad joke, but wildly impossible as this explanation would have seemed to others, she preferred taking refuge in it to accepting the full brunt of the blow upon her cherished hopes. Cited from The Clever Woman of the Family, by Charlotte Yonge
  • As if that last messenger, who strips off all delusions and appearances, should be pursued and affronted with the mockery of our pretence, and we could circumvent the angel of judgment with the sentence of our fond wishes and the affectation of our groundless claims! Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 74, December, 1863, by Various