Charlier said the Venetians had been nervous of affronting the artists.
They were meekly going to their tasks while he was affronting men with more millions than he had checks on the newest suit.
“Allah preserve us from affronting him,” whispered the caliph.
The landlord could not dream of affronting me by anything like a reasonable charge!
She amazed him, sitting there in the purple stockings and the affronting gown, and he admired.
But in his eagerness to secure the alliance of Florence, he committed the fatal mistake of affronting the Venetians.
Mrs Moodie tried every means of affronting her, but long without success.
As if he felt himself full to the throat with affronting sentiments.
He paused for a moment to look out; his heart beat uncomfortably, as though he were affronting some unknown danger.
For these two, who ventured to come to her in their happiness, affronting her anguish, was Arthurs heart to be broken too?