Thesaurus / offending


I will not be the offending party, and the responsibility of a wider breach between the Conference and myself will not be with me.

The Story of My LifeEgerton Ryerson

A very large number of outrages have been committed which would not have taken place but for the religion of the offending party.

Ireland as It IsRobert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

The injunctions concerning the offending eye and hand Vannelle had interpreted literally.

In the meantime he forbade her to open it, on pain of offending him, but he showed her the bundle of silken clothes.

The bow is to the coat, the attention is to the rank, and the fear of offending ought to extend to all mankind.

Cecilia, Volume 3 (of 3)Frances (Fanny) Burney (Madame d'Arblay)

He shook the offending boot free of the irritants, relaced it and leaned over the bridge rail for a moment.

A Son of the CityHerman Gastrell Seely

A lugubrious quail doled forth a grating, dismal note at long but measured intervals, offending the ear and depressing the heart.

He knocked the offending Cobb into a corner among the spittoons, and ran away from the unbearable tyranny of home.

Dickens As an EducatorJames L. (James Laughlin) Hughes

The general would have granted his pardon, but as he was himself a foreigner, he was fearful of offending the Russians.

It appears, however, that the payment of one penalty will protect the offending barber from any further fine on the same day.

Charles Bradlaugh: a Record of His Life and Work, Volume I (of 2)Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner and J. M. (John Mackinnon) Robertson


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