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affront
used in Moby Dick

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an intentional insult; or to intentionally insult
  • A short, stout, ruddy young fellow, very pugnacious concerning whales, who somehow seemed to think that the great leviathans had personally and hereditarily affronted him; and therefore it was a sort of point of honour with him, to destroy them whenever encountered.
    Chapters 25-27 -- Postscript; Knights and Squires; Knights and Squires (64% in)

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