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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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At the outset of al-Sarim al-maslul, Ibn Taymiyya provides a brief and unsatisfying account of the views of the Shafi'i school on the non-Muslim insulter of the Prophet.
As he rightly emphasized, Warren's opinion is distinctive precisely because it portrays an insult without an insulter.
That form of insult perhaps says more about the insulter than the insulted and, of course, is ignorant.
Nobody's armor is strong enough to sustain such an educated insulter onslaught--especially as each designer believes his/her baby is the company's next cash cow.
For more on Imus as an "equal opportunity insulter," see Shocked Jock: Don Imus Takes His Lumps; He Deserves Every One of Them, WASH.
Hemos trabajado este aspecto en "Comment insulter son voisin en temps de revolution: la redefinition des liens communautaires a Mendoza a l'epoque de l'independance", en Bouchet, Th.
17) In medieval Welsh society, like other societies that practiced feud, to insult a woman was considered an assault against her husband and her male relatives, since by calling into question their ability to defend their women, the insulter at once implied their impotence and questioned their honour.
To say nothing of James Watt, despoiler of the environment and insulter of nearly everybody, including explicitly the Jews in both ethnic and political references.
suffit-il pas a insulter ces corps reduits par le long corset,
It is thy insulter (and not thou) who is without posterity.