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disgust

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break the law

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to cause resentment or hurt by callous, rude behavior

to be very disagreeable to

to violate a moral or divine law

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"I am sorry I have offended your ladyship," answered Mrs Honour.
Franklin Blake that his last letter--evidently intended to offend her-- has not succeeded in accomplishing the object of the writer.
"The more beautiful the flower is, the more does one offend God in despising it.
"Therefore, he who despises the tulip offends God beyond measure."
But he managed to appear so calm and easy, so respectful and self-possessed in his friendliness, that, though a little surprised, I was neither alarmed nor offended at the unusual liberty, and he walked with me under the ash-trees and by the water-side, and talked, with considerable animation, good taste, and intelligence, on many subjects, before I began to think about getting rid of him.
'He has been so extremely ceremonious and stately of late, I can't imagine what it is all about, unless you have desperately offended him.
I am very, very sorry we are to part -- so soon, and so suddenly too; but I am not offended, indeed I am not.
"Have I offended the general?" said Catherine in a faltering voice.
Her sister was slightly offended; but the event proved Matilda was right: the disappointed lover performed his pastoral duties as usual.
He had been disappointed in his certain hope of obtaining not only a beautiful, and, to him, highly attractive wife, but one whose rank and fortune might give brilliance to far inferior charms: he was likewise, no doubt, intensely mortified by his repulse, and deeply offended at the conduct of Miss Murray throughout.
`and why it is you hate--C and D,' she added in a whisper, half afraid that it would be offended again.
At this period of their Quarrel I entered the Library and was as you may imagine equally offended as Sophia at the ill-grounded accusations of the malevolent and contemptible Macdonald.
Will you promise not to be offended with me if I confess the truth?"
In the year 1685, the state of Genoa having offended Louis XIV., endeavored to appease him.
At nine o'clock the countess woke up, and Matrena Timofeevna, who had been her lady's maid before her marriage and now performed a sort of chief gendarme's duty for her, came to say that Madame Schoss was much offended and the young ladies' summer dresses could not be left behind.