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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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affront -- as in: an affront to society
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • Nearly Headless Nick looked highly affronted.
  • Hermione cried suddenly, making Harry and Ron jump; Crookshanks leapt off her, looking affronted.
  • ’No,’ said Harry, ignoring Hermione’s affronted look at being cut off in her defence of Kreacher.
  • Ron was seriously affronted when a medieval wizard called out that he clearly had a bad case of spattergroit.

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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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