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The attention economy has lavishly rewarded the Sussexes for talking publicly at great length and in granular detail about their resentment, anger and irritation with the royal family for the many sleights, insults and affronts delivered to them.
WILL HARRY AND MEGHAN MARKLE’S BABY DAUGHTER LEAD TO A ROYAL RECONCILIATION?TOM SYKESJUNE 6, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
To them, the statues were erected to intimidate and threaten, and their continued existence is an affront to freedom and justice.
THE CAMPAIGN TO ERECT CONFEDERATE STATUES — AND PRESERVE CONFEDERATE VALUESJOE HEIMMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This email set off a chain reaction, enraging many of the synagogue’s 2,400 members, who recoiled at their rabbis’ support for what they saw as a dangerous affront to Israel’s security.
WE NEED MORE 'GOOD CONFLICT' IN OUR LIVES. HERE'S HOW IT WORKSAMANDA RIPLEYAPRIL 17, 2021TIME
Anderson took that as an affront and, after committing to Vanderbilt, used it as motivation every time the Commodores played Tennessee.
MICHIGAN’S NAZ HILLMON KNOWS ALL ABOUT INEQUITY. HER MOTHER AND GRANDMOTHER LIVED IT.GENE WANGMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The very idea that judgments are being rendered on that worthiness is an affront and, of course, the point.
WITH PLAYHOUSES DARK, INTERACTIVE THEATER ONLINE IS LIGHTING THINGS UPPETER MARKSOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Not suspecting her motive, he represented the hazard of putting so great an affront on the favourite of the Empress.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
I opposed this, fearing, of course, that the French and even the Gentiles might interpret this as an affront to our faith.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
The vote which required the King to discard them merely because they were what he himself was seemed to him a personal affront.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
He was even ready to swallow such an affront as that, thinking it might be offered him under a misconception of his meaning.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
That the very novelty of the venture will pass as an affront to some portion of his readers there is only reason to anticipate.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO AFFRONT

  • clads
  • coats
  • covers
  • decorates
  • dresses
  • finishes
  • fronts
  • levels
  • lines
  • overlays
  • plasters
  • polishes
  • redecorates
  • refinishes
  • remodels
  • sheathes
  • shingles
  • sides
  • skins
  • smooths
  • surfaces
  • veneers
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