affront (n.)

  1. a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect; turning his back on me was a deliberate insult

    [ Syn: insult ]

    affront (v.)

  1. treat, mention, or speak to rudely; He insulted her with his rude remarks; the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone

    [ Syn: diss , insult ]

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