cause umbrage

See: antagonize
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'Whatever fraction of litter an item comprises, Keep Wales Tidy has a duty to tackle all issues that cause umbrage to the people of Wales.
There is no unanimity on this point within the Praesidium, either on the method chosen by Member States in Barcelona, or on certain fundamental suggestions, notably from the Council Presidency, and in particular the British concept of a President for each sectoral incarnation of the Council, a President of the European Council appointed for two or three years, and a meeting of a body akin to a "College of Council Presidents", a proposal certain to cause umbrage to the European Commission.Regarding the involvement of national parliaments in the institutional process, Mr Giscard d'Estaing alluded to a "European parliamentary congress", bringing together national and European parliamentarians.