Definition of Affront. Meaning of Affront. Synonyms of Affront

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Definition of Affront

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Pocket Pock"et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pocketed; p. pr. & vb. n. Pocketing.] 1. To put, or conceal, in the pocket; as, to pocket the change. He would pocket the expense of the license. --Sterne. 2. To take clandestinely or fraudulently. He pocketed pay in the names of men who had long been dead. --Macaulay. To pocket a ball (Billiards), to drive a ball into a pocket of the table. To pocket an insult, affront, etc., to receive an affront without open resentment, or without seeking redress. ``I must pocket up these wrongs.' --Shak.

Meaning of Affront from wikipedia

- An insult is an expression or statement (or sometimes behavior) which is disrespectful or scornful. Insults may be intentional or accidental. An insult...
- AffrontTheater is a theatre group active in Salzburg, Austria. Austria-International Gesellschaft, Vienna (2004). Die Bühne. Verlag Austria International...
- personalities) to the Excession itself and the way in which another society, the Affront, whose systematic brutality horrifies the Culture, tries to use the Excession...
- grittiness of rock above all else". Spears's "slick, breezy pop was an affront to rockist sensibilities, and claiming that Spears was fake was an easy...
- Man", while Arthur Miller, observing Gable on location, said, "No hint of affront ever showed on his face". On March 20, 1961, Kay Gable gave birth to Gable's...
- Parliament, where the Prime Minister, Tony Blair, agreed that the film was an "affront" to British sailors. The film was also criticized for portraying German...
- the Covenant. The Covenant leadership declares humanity heretics and an affront to their gods— the Forerunners—and begin a genocidal holy war. The Covenant's...
- word paghamak is also sometimes used formally and has a sense similar to "affront". Colloquially, the words mura ("swear word") and sumumpâ ("to wish evil...
- era right to strike (right of samurai to kill commoners for perceived affronts). Samurai had the right to strike with sword at anyone of a lower cl****...
- Deaf community. For some in the Deaf community, cochlear implants are an affront to their culture, which as some view it, is a minority threatened by the...
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