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To offend the modesty or values of
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“He finally ventured forth, hungering to know more about her, yet dreading to affront her with his unseemly curiosity.”
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Speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse
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To deliberately make (someone) annoyed or angry
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To treat or regard with contempt
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To shock or be shocked by improper behaviour
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To mock or condemn
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To disturb the composure of
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To ignore or disregard contemptuously
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To come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent
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Be constantly or visibly anxious
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To insult or put down, especially in a spiteful way
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To confront or come up against
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Plural for an action or remark that causes outrage or offense
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“She interpreted my critique of her works as a personal affront.”
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Plural for a feeling of outrage or offense
“Valéry describes the shock, and the affront, felt by those earlier poets when exposed to the music of Wagner and Berlioz.”
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Plural for energetic earthiness
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Plural for the state of being intractable
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Plural for action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately
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Plural for an injury to a person's feelings or reputation
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Plural for an extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury
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Plural for a joke, typically a critical or unkind one
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Plural for the state of being unhappy, disappointed, or anxious
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