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used in David Copperfield

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an intentional insult; or to intentionally insult
  • My father had once been a favourite of hers, I believe; but she was mortally affronted by his marriage, on the ground that my mother was 'a wax doll'.
    Chapters 1-3 (6% in)
  • But I felt it quite an affront to be supposed proud, and said I only wanted to be asked.
    Chapters 16-18 (60% in)

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