Lady Russell was extremely sorry that such a measure should have been resorted to at all, wondered, grieved, and feared; and the affront
it contained to Anne, in Mrs Clay's being of so much use, while Anne could be of none, was a very sore aggravation.
The jeddak, Bar Comas, who was comparatively young, was the object of the fierce and jealous hatred of his old lieutenant, Dak Kova, the jed who had captured me, and I could not but note the almost studied efforts which the latter made to affront
For a trader to refuse one of these free and flourishing blades a credit, whatever unpaid scores might stare him in the face, would be a flagrant affront
scarcely to be forgiven.
The Emperor, with the agitation of one who has been personally affronted
, was finishing with these words:
When, however, the Columbiad was entirely finished, this state of closed doors could no longer be maintained; besides it would have been bad taste, and even imprudence, to affront
the public feeling.
amount to billions of dollars of fraud that impact everyone who pays an insurance premium.
While many people react to such affronts
with cynicism, others remain hopelessly gullible.
This didn't help to ameliorate the affronts
to taste he staged in his painting.