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Definition of the verb Affronted

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  1. past of affront

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Google previewPolitical Philosophy (2006)

by Dudley Knowles

The arenainwhich thesecalls for respect are most readily made and most frequently affronted is that ofcommonplace personal interaction. Here, respect isamatter ofcourtesy and politeness; disrespect is easily recognized. The barman who ...

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Architecture (2008)

by Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris, Sally Stone

A Affronted The symmetrical placement of two figures or elements so that they face one another. Affronted elements are commonly seen in architecture when they appear in heraldic decorations, such as the lion and unicorn figures seen ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture and Interior Design (2012)

by Mary Gilliatt

AFFRONTED. Term describing two figures, often animals, facing each other and usually found on capitals, thereby forming the head or crowning feature of a column. They are the reverse of addorsed.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language: an Anthology (2006)

an Anthology by Samuel Johnson

The seditious, the next day, affronted the king's forces at the entrance of a highway; whom when they found both ...

Google previewAn American Dictionary of the English Language: Intended to Exhibit, I. The Origin, Affinities and Primary Signification of English Words, as Far as They Have Been Ascertained. II. The Genuine Orthography and Pronunication of Words, According to General Usage, Or to Just Principles of Analogy. III. Accurate and Discriminating Definitions, with Numerous Authorities and Illustrations. To which are Prefixed an Introductory Dissertation on the Origin, History and Connection of the Languages of Western Asia and of Europe, and a Concise Grammar of the English Language (1828)

by Noah Webster

Literally, to meet or encounter face to face, in a good or bad sense; as, The seditious affronted the king's forces. Hayward. ilton. Shak. [The foregoing sense is obsolete.] o offer abuse to the face; to insult, dare or brave ...'. to offer abuse or insult ...

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The World, thinking itself affronted by superior merit, takes delight to bring it down to its own level. (Samuel Richardson)
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Scrabble value of A1F4F4R1O1N1T1E1D2

The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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