affront

[ uh-fruhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF affront

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AFFRONT

It would be an affront to your own judgment, if you did not: For do you not ask my advice?

I knocked him down, telling him that it was he that was the savage to affront a lady.

Your coming here is an affront, an impertinence, an audacity.

If he did not kiss the lilac he was sure to suffer an affront.

The young lady would not affront him by refusing to take some syrup.

That he should fall was incredible, and that any man should say he had fallen was an affront and an outrage.

"Let one affront wipe out the other," said he, in a dull voice.

It was a matter that had puzzled him, as it had puzzled all who had witnessed the affront that led to the encounter.

Upon this goodly foundation he reared his mountain of affront.

I won't put such an affront on the poor dear who thought—yet there!

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