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synonyms for offends

  • aggrieve
  • anger
  • annoy
  • antagonize
  • disgust
  • disturb
  • exasperate
  • gall
  • horrify
  • hurt
  • irritate
  • outrage
  • provoke
  • rile
  • shock
  • sicken
  • sting
  • upset
  • affront
  • disgruntle
  • disoblige
  • distress
  • fret
  • jar
  • miff
  • nauseate
  • nettle
  • pain
  • pique
  • repel
  • repulse
  • sin
  • slight
  • slur
  • snub
  • transgress
  • trespass
  • vex
  • wound
  • be disagreeable
  • turn one off
  • zing
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antonyms for offends

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  • aid
  • assist
  • assuage
  • calm
  • comfort
  • cure
  • delight
  • heal
  • help
  • make happy
  • order
  • placate
  • please
  • quiet
  • soothe
  • agree
  • appease
  • attract
  • behave
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • mollify
  • obey
  • praise
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How to use offends in a sentence

The obelisk in the square of St. Peter's at Rome is erected in a way which offends against all the principles of statics.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
With modesty, and yet with firmness, let me add, it offends against the Divine Law.
THE DUTY OF DISOBEDIENCE TO THE FUGITIVE SLAVE ACTLYDIA MARIA CHILD
It is just that which offends me: that which my anger cannot pardon.
AMPHITRYONMOLIERE
I do not want to vex you; and besides, we must speak gently, for mamma is asleep; but your whole manner offends me—'
NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
"Nothing offends a woman so much as to be afraid of offending her," was her oracular reply, as she flitted over the sill.
LOVE IN A CLOUDARLO BATES
The very phrase offends some ancient canon fixed against self-abandonment in the very blood and bone of womankind.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
Can we expect to derive consolation, if we go where the manner in which the message is offered offends our taste?
THE SHEEPFOLD AND THE COMMON, VOL. II (OF 2)TIMOTHY EAST
He replied, "I have so accustomed myself to expect it, that it now offends me no more than the noise of carriages in the street."
HOW TO SUCCEEDORISON SWETT MARDEN
It has also been suggested that it offends against the morality and spirituality of this movement.
FREEDOM THROUGH DISOBEDIENCEC. R. (CHITTARANJAN) DAS
But the half brute of the London slums kicks his wife when she offends him and knows nothing of love.
THE KEMPTON-WACE LETTERSJACK LONDON
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