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Synonyms for affront

Synonyms for affront

to cause resentment or hurt by callous, rude behavior

an act that offends a person's sense of pride or dignity

Synonyms for affront

a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect

treat, mention, or speak to rudely

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EVIL gran Mulholland is the latest in a growing gallery of rogues to walk free from court despite their crimes affronting Scotland.
His art was classic commedia dell'arte, invented, spontaneous, and affronting.
If Daedalus did not offend the gods of his day, many people have indicted biotechnologists for affronting God in ours.