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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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A spectacular chemical spill on the interstate combined with the seemingly endless highway construction on the east side of Cleveland added insult to injury.
This downgrade added insult to injury for HOTT, which was already struggling with technical resistance in the form of its 20-month moving average overhead.
EL Hadji Diouf has added insult to injury as far as Liverpool, are concerned, with an obscure Senegalese club forcing the Merseysiders to pay them pounds 25,000 for their part in his development.