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affront

noun [C] uk   /əˈfrʌnt/ us  
a remark or action intended to insult or offend someone: He regarded the comments as an affront to his dignity.Insults and abuseTreating people or animals badly

affront

verb [T usually passive] uk   /əˈfrʌnt/ formal us  
to insult or offend someone: I was most affronted by his comments. an affronted look/glanceInsults and abuseTreating people or animals badly
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