to affront

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  • She was resolved not to go out of her way to affront him, through his daughter. Cited from A Terrible Temptation, by Charles Reade
  • "I leave you to consider whether you have done well to affront me in your own house." Cited from Foul Play, by Charles Reade and Dion Boucicault
  • You say you came not with any intention to affront me. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 7, by Samuel Richardson
  • He was not prepared to affront this danger a second time. Cited from Seven Great Monarchies, Vol 7. (of 7): New Persian Empire, by Rawlinson
  • 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
  • It shall never be said, as long as I live, that I have suffered an enemy to affront him. Cited from Oriental Literature, by Anonymous
  • I tell you that I meant, I designed, I thirsted to affront you. Cited from Eugene Aram, by E. B. Lytton, Book 1
  • But as the year passed and orders dropped away, he found how unwise a thing it is to affront the public. Cited from Little Journeys, Volume 4, by Elbert Hubbard
  • She did not care to affront the glare of the open, and outer day. Cited from The Dictator, by Justin McCarthy
  • It seems instead that you are come hither to affront me. Cited from St. Martin's Summer, by Rafael Sabatini
  • Their business was to affront every gentleman who came on the hustings without their livery. Cited from Courts and Cabinets of George the Third, Vol. 1, by Duke of Buckingham
  • 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
  • I knocked him down, telling him that it was he that was the savage to affront a lady. Cited from Tales and Novels, Vol. IV, by Maria Edgeworth
  • There seems no reason why the shower should not come five minutes before or five minutes after, unless you suppose an intention to affront you. Cited from Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, by R.L. Stevenson
  • Perhaps it seemed to him less daring to touch them than to affront AEschylus. Cited from Some Diversions of a Man of Letters, by Edmund William Gosse
  • No woman, he felt, had the right to affront so openly a man's ideal of what the sex should be. Cited from The Miller Of Old Church, by Ellen Glasgow
  • In the first place, to neglect one's dress is to affront all the female part of our acquaintance. Cited from The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor..., by John Hamilton Moore
  • "I think, sir, it is your aim to affront me." Cited from The Strolling Saint, by Rafael Sabatini
  • Yet he was too wise to affront them by the boast. Cited from Little Journeys, Volume 4, by Elbert Hubbard
  • One step without the boundaries was to affront death. Cited from In the South Seas, by Robert Louis Stevenson
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