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So he affronting and she caught up stood together, for a moment.
Truly, Madam, it is vastly vexatious to have to answer so strange and affronting a question.
THE HOUSE BY THE CHURCH-YARDJ. SHERIDAN LE FANU
It made her feel stronger and better capable of affronting the difficulties of life.
THE EXPLORERW. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
I could not, were my very life at stake, think of affronting them by not doffing my hat.
THE DISOWNED, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
They were meekly going to their tasks while he was affronting men with more millions than he had checks on the newest suit.
BUNKER BEANHARRY LEON WILSON
“Allah preserve us from affronting him,” whispered the caliph.
THE PACHA OF MANY TALESFREDERICK MARRYAT
If it hadna been fear for affronting a good steady customer, you shoudna hae been here.
And now by affronting of both the Armies, the plots and labours of many moneths, were reduced to the hazard of a few houres.
He gave me twelve hours sleep with a strong dose of chloral, and I felt stronger and calmer for affronting the shock of happiness.
MY DOUBLE LIFESARAH BERNHARDT
Mrs Moodie tried every means of affronting her, but long without success.