affronts

All Noun Verb
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  • Great affronts among private men have often been the occasion of great charity. Cited from Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, by Alban Butler
  • As to affronts, I do not fear them, or ever shall, from those who know me. Cited from Percival Keene, by Frederick Marryat
  • He said nothing, however, for it is not well to be too quick in seeing affronts. Cited from Miscellanea, by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • He is a man of too much importance to risk affronts. Cited from A Terrible Temptation, by Charles Reade
  • Does my young master know of these affronts? Cited from The Works of Charles Lamb in Four Volumes, Vol. 4, by Charles Lamb
  • "But four affronts make a long account for a single night." Cited from The Grey Cloak, by Harold MacGrath
  • Should it prove insufficient, who knew what further affronts were in store for him. Cited from Australia Felix, by Henry Handel Richardson
  • These are little affronts put upon vice and injustice, and is all that remains in our power. Cited from Life And Letters Of John Gay (1685-1732), by Lewis Melville
  • "Young men soon give and soon forget affronts, Old age is slow at both." Cited from The Works of Lord Byron: Poetry, Volume 4, by Lord Byron
  • Can you wonder that, on receiving it, I subjected myself no more to such affronts? Cited from The Disowned, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 6
  • If a man affronts you, do not defer to his opinion, or think just as he would have you do. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, V. XIII, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • She had received so many affronts that she was growing timid. Cited from Just Patty, by Jean Webster
  • "I would have you know, that it is in my power to revenge these affronts by your death." Cited from Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, by Alban Butler
  • Poor George could read no more, the kind words, coming after his affronts and troubles, brought his heart to his mouth. Cited from It Is Never Too Late to Mend, by Charles Reade
  • I have suffered a hundred affronts, all in silence. Cited from Half a Rogue, by Harold MacGrath
  • Jesus' followers might have been subject to these affronts by those who saw them as heretics.
  • We were always treated with much civility, and never received any injuries or affronts. Cited from General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. II, by Kerr
  • His official character did not save him from some personal affronts which, to the latest day of his long career, he never forgot. Cited from History of England, James II V. 3, Macaulay
  • His feelings, in spite of many affronts given and received, drew him towards the Grenvilles. Cited from Critical and Historical Essays, by Macaulay V1
  • When his mind brooded over personal affronts, perhaps his anger burned with a desire of revenge. Cited from The Tatler, Volume 1, 1899, by George A. Aitken
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Root form of affronts is affront for both verb and noun.

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