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insult

noun abuse, affront, aspersion, atrocity, defamation, defilement, derision, diatribe, disparagement, enormity, impertinence, incivility, indignity, insolence, mockery, offense, offensive remark, open disrespect, provocation, rebuff, revilement, ridicule, rudeness, slap in the face, slight, snub, uncomplimentary remarks, vulgarity

insult

verb affront, be rude to, denigrate, deride, disparage, display insolence toward, disregard, flout, hector, hold in derision, humiliate, jeer, mock, offend, pique, provoke, raise one's dander, rebuff, ridicule, treat with contemptuousness, treat with discourresy, treat with indignity
See also: affront, aspersion, bait, contumely, defamation, defilement, denigrate, diatribe, disoblige, disparage, disregard, disrespect, flout, harass, hector, humiliate, jeer, mock, pique, provocation, provoke, rebuff, revilement
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The Queen is insulted by my haughtiness equal to treason, but no punishment even blood, will not be able to wash out the disgrace, which you have suffered by me.
Our retreat inspired them with courage; they redoubled their cries, and posted themselves on an eminence near at hand that overlooked us; there they insulted us by brandishing their lances and daggers.
Without it, not only the public authority might be insulted and its proceedings interrupted with impunity; but a dependence of the members of the general government on the State comprehending the seat of the government, for protection in the exercise of their duty, might bring on the national councils an imputation of awe or influence, equally dishonorable to the government and dissatisfactory to the other members of the Confederacy.
Several passengers had got off at Green River, and were walking up and down the platforms; and among these Aouda recognised Colonel Stamp Proctor, the same who had so grossly insulted Phileas Fogg at the San Francisco meeting.
Let us suppose, for instance, that it feels insulted, too (and it almost always does feel insulted), and wants to revenge itself, too.
Monsieur d'Artagnan has cruelly insulted me," said Milady, in a hollow tone; "Monsieur d'Artagnan shall die
de Bragelonne, who carries a sword by his side, does not consider himself insulted.
It was in pursuance of my duty that I had been insulted, and I bore the insult like a man.
The young willow-wrens, however, continued to cry and scream, and when their parents again brought food they said: 'We will not so much as touch one fly's leg, no, not if we were dying of hunger, until you have settled whether we are respectable children or not; the bear has been here and has insulted us
You've insulted them, and you'd better beg their pardon," said Scraps.
He says that `the dog of a Christian' insulted the Ouled-Nail, who belongs to him.
An honest man and an honest woman may be insulted, but to tell a thief he's a thief is simply la constatation d'un fait.