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affronting

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  • verbinsult or involve in entanglement
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Synonyms for affronting

verb insult or involve in entanglement
  • abuse
  • anger
  • annoy
  • confront
  • criticize
  • displease
  • dispraise
  • encounter
  • face
  • meet
  • offend
  • outrage
  • pique
  • provoke
  • slander
  • slight
  • taunt
  • vex
  • dump on
  • give a zinger
  • give the cold shoulder
  • hit where one lives
  • put down

Antonyms for affronting

  • aid
  • approve
  • avoid
  • calm
  • compliment
  • delight
  • flatter
  • help
  • make happy
  • please
  • praise
  • respect
  • retreat
  • soothe
  • appease
  • assuage
  • gratify
  • mollify
  • placate
  • satisfy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.