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Definition of "affronting" []

  • Present participle of affront. (verb)

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Use "affronting" in a sentence
  • "He is sent to such as are impudent and hard-hearted, who will receive no impressions nor be wrought upon either by fair means or foul, who will take a pride in affronting God's messenger and confronting the message."
  • "Such as are openly abusive: The scorner, who gives ill-language to every body, takes a pleasure in affronting people and reflecting upon them, is an abomination to men; none that have any sense of honour and virtue will care to keep company with him."
  • "He gave in, because it was “impossible to get off without affronting them.”"