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affront -- as in: an affront to society
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  • That she should be better dressed was an affront.
  • It was the final affront, more subtle and more enervating than the offer to teach chemistry to children.

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  • She considered anything but the very best manners to be an affront to her dignity.
  • Words without deeds is an affront to the principle that guides our Nation and makes a mockery of the values we as public servants claim to love.
    Jon Corzine

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