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affront -- as in: an affront to society
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Catch-22
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  • Colonel Korn jerked his elbow free from Yossarian’s clutching fingers in startled affront.
  • Only…’ The colonel lifted his eyes as though affronted and studied the chaplain with aloof distrust.
  • Decent people everywhere were affronted, and Milo was all washed up until he opened his books to the public and disclosed the tremendous profit he had made.
  • Dobbs was affronted.

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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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