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used in Lonesome Dove

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an intentional insult; or to intentionally insult
  • Many a sour breath had ruffled her hair and affronted her nostrils, but Jake's was neither rank nor sour.
    Chapters 13-14 (40% in)
  • " Once it was clear he was not going to be constantly affronted by the sight of Jake and Lorena, Dish's mood improved a little.
    Chapters 23-24 (71% in)
  • Lippy had been put in charge of firewood, and the wood he cut didn't suit Bolivar, who was affronted by Lippy's very presence.
    Chapters 38-39 (69% in)
  • In those times, the well-meaning efforts of Bob or the neighbors to cheer her up had merely affronted her.
    Chapters 99-100 (34% in)

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