Could he expect to be noticed again by the regiment, after such an affront to Colonel Forster?
She did not dare affront him, for she understood the pride of artists.
Back then woods had been communal, NO TRESPASSING signs an affront, but after his great-aunt's death, neighbors soon found places other than the gorge to hunt and fish, gather blackberries and galax.
Intellectuals were joined by clerics, for whom the concessions were not only an affront to Islam but also a threat to the economic interests of religious endowments.
Oh, it's really Newland's story, said his mother smiling; and proceeded to rehearse once more the monstrous tale of the affront inflicted on Mrs. Lovell Mingott.
Instead of seeing every inconvenience or frustration as a personal affront, imagine a benign explanation.
But if American parents did this, it would be seen as shortsighted and an affront to the dignity of their children.
President Bush has said skipping the games would be an affront to the Chinese.
The News Limited chief has also said that the phone hacking scandal was “an affront ” to good journalism.
I used to take his faults personally; his dirty clothes on the floor were an affront, a symbol of how he didn’t care enough about me.