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Noun
A disrespectful or scornfully abusive remark or act
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“It's grossly invasive and humiliating, an insult to the dignity of any person.”
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Insulting
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Action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately
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An action or event that causes general public outrage
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A groin attack
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A response or answer that is considered curt or rude
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A witty remark
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An imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect
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A magical word or phrase uttered with the intention of bringing about harm or evil
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To speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse
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“With his gosh-darned, aw-shucks demeanor and disarming smile, he is able to insult entire groups without even realizing he's doing it.”
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To blame or insult (someone) in strong or violent language
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To make (someone) feel annoyed or upset
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To treat with violent disrespect, especially something considered sacred
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Challenge, defy someone
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To cause a feeling of disgust or revulsion in
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