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synonyms for slap in the face

  • indignity
  • provocation
  • slight
  • abuse
  • brickbat
  • injury
  • offense
  • outrage
  • put down
  • slap
  • slur
  • vexation
  • wrong
  • backhanded compliment
  • dirty deed
  • left-handed compliment
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antonyms for slap in the face

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  • respect
  • aid
  • flattery
  • happiness
  • help
  • kindness
  • praise
  • right
  • appeasement
  • compliment
  • pleasantry
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        How to use slap in the face in a sentence

        It is most peculiar, and when he plays that way, the most bewitching little expression comes over his face.
        MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
        Bernard stood there face to face with Mrs. Vivian, whose eyes seemed to plead with him more than ever.
        CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
        A Yankee, whose face had been mauled in a pot-house brawl, assured General Jackson that he had received his scars in battle.
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        With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
        THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
        Joe looked at her with a smile, his face still solemn and serious for all its youth and the fires of new-lit hope behind his eyes.
        THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
        The blood that accused his friend in his heart, rushed to his face, when he repeated what had been told him.
        THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
        The aged woman made no reply; her eyes still studied Ramona's face, and she still held her hand.
        RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
        Babylas raised his pale face; he knew what was coming; it had come so many times before.
        ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
        So he bore down on the solemn declaration that she stood face to face with a prison term for perjury.
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        Madame de Condillac stood watching him, her face composed, her glance cold.
        ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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        WORDS RELATED TO SLAP IN THE FACE

        • add fuel to the fire
        • aggravate
        • exacerbate
        • heighten
        • provoke
        • rub salt in the wound
        • slap in the face
        • twist the knife
        • worsen
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