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As fashion icon Tim Gunn told The Washington Post, that can make shopping a “horribly insulting and demoralizing experience.”
THRIFT SHOPPING IS AN ENVIRONMENTAL AND ETHICAL TRAPSARA KILEY WATSONFEBRUARY 26, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The fastest solutions would add considerable work to my plate and could also come off as insulting and hand-holding.
MY BOSS’S WRITING IS FULL OF ERRORS, AND I WANT TO HELP HER IMPROVEKARLA MILLERFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Pilgrims thanked their God for the downfall of a “proud and insulting” enemy.
HOW AMERICA KEEPS ADAPTING THE STORY OF THE PILGRIMS AT PLYMOUTH TO MATCH THE STORY WE NEED TO TELLPETER C. MANCALLDECEMBER 17, 2020TIME
Some described awkward and insulting encounters while others said police threatened them with deportation.
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There’s nothing more insulting to a blogger than having someone try to beat down their posting price.
NINE MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN CONTACTING WEBSITES FOR BACKLINKSRAJ DOSANJHJULY 29, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
The Marquise looked at her, her face manifesting no offence at the almost insulting words.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Your callers are, in a measure, invited guests, and it will be an insulting mark of rudeness to be out when they call.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Whoever denied the latter was accused of insulting and slandering the nation.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The rebel soldiers became more and more insulting and overbearing.
PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
I know—I cannot expect that you would; and that, under such circumstances, it would be insulting in me to offer it.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INSULTING

  • cheeky
  • cocky
  • contemptuous
  • crusty
  • disdainful
  • flip
  • fresh
  • gally
  • insulting
  • jeering
  • mocking
  • nervy
  • out of line
  • rude
  • sarcastic
  • sassy
  • scoffing
  • scornful
  • smart
  • smart-alecky
  • taunting
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