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affront
used in Pride and Prejudice

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Definition
an intentional insult; or to intentionally insult
  • Elizabeth, having rather expected to affront him, was amazed at his gallantry; but there was a mixture of sweetness and archness in her manner which made it difficult for her to affront anybody; and Darcy had never been so bewitched by any woman as he was by her.
    Chapter 10 (79% in)
  • Elizabeth, having rather expected to affront him, was amazed at his gallantry; but there was a mixture of sweetness and archness in her manner which made it difficult for her to affront anybody; and Darcy had never been so bewitched by any woman as he was by her.
    Chapter 10 (80% in)
  • Mrs. Bennet and her daughters apologised most civilly for Lydia's interruption, and promised that it should not occur again, if he would resume his book; but Mr. Collins, after assuring them that he bore his young cousin no ill-will, and should never resent her behaviour as any affront, seated himself at another table with Mr. Bennet, and prepared for backgammon.
    Chapter 14 (99% in)
  • Catherine, weak-spirited, irritable, and completely under Lydia's guidance, had been always affronted by their advice; and Lydia, self-willed and careless, would scarcely give them a hearing.
    Chapter 37 (77% in)
  • Could he expect to be noticed again by the regiment, after such an affront to Colonel Forster?
    Chapter 47 (3% in)
  • You are not going to be missish, I hope, and pretend to be affronted at an idle report.
    Chapter 57 (86% in)

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