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 Meanings and Examples of INSULT
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insult
 v.  offend; affront; treat, mention, or speak to rudely
Classic Sentence: (177 in 12 pages)
1  She stopped, clutching the banisters, her heart hammering so hard from anger, insult and exertion that it seemed about to burst through her basque.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
2  The insult had occurred on a day when Pitty wished to draw five hundred dollars from her estate, of which he was trustee, to invest in a non-existent gold mine.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
3  He always referred to the soldiers as "our brave boys" and "our heroes in gray" and did it in such a way as to convey the utmost in insult.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
4  "How you do run on," she said coldly, for there was no insult worse than being likened to a Yankee girl.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
5  And on top of it all, he had the consummate gall to stand here in the road and insult her with his infamous proposals.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
6  It's an insult to the memory of my blooded darlings to have a mule in their paddock.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
7  When she thought of the possibility of this final insult to Tara, her heart pounded so hard she could scarcely breathe.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
8  He did not have the right to insult her by asking her if they were true.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
9  It was hard to remember that the war was over and that this man would not pursue her, rob her and insult her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
10  Being what he was, Rhett would naturally want to torment and insult her as much as possible to pay her back for past slights and for her recent attempted trickery.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIV
11  Scarlett was his wife and he could not insult her by asking awkward questions which, after all, would not remedy matters.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
12  And yet he would torment and insult her and deny that such was his intent, should she accuse him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
13  But for a woman to leave the protection of her home and venture out into the rough world of men, competing with them in business, rubbing shoulders with them, being exposed to insult and gossip.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
14  Scarlett swallowed the insult to Atlanta with the contempt it deserved and smiled her best.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
15  Archie thought, and frequently said, that Grandpa was an old bag of wind and Archie had no intention of letting him insult Miss Melanie's husband, even if Miss Melanie's husband was talking like a fool.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLII
Example Sentence: (30 in 3 pages)
1  To add insult to injury, this whole island is a duty-free zone and cigarettes cost a fraction of the heavily-taxed tobacco in the rest of Norway.
2  You insult me by talking such nonsense!
3  In my view, death in anonymity is the ultimate insult to human dignity.
4  She had the effrontery to insult the guest.
5  And yes, to all the crazy fans out there, being called psychotic is an insult.
6  Station! station! -- your station is in my heart, and on the necks of those who would insult you, now or hereafter.
7  Given Jill's previous slights, Jack felt that the omission of his name from the guest list was a studied insult.
8  I won't insult your intelligence by lying.
9  Sunshine can burn you, food can poison you, words can condemn you, pictures can insult you ; music cannotpunish ---- only bless.
10  I did not mean to insult you.
11  I don't mean to insult you.
12  Their behaviour was an insult to the people they represent.
13  The principal castigate the student who have insult their teacher.
14  Foreigners have to suffer constant insults from the local population.
15  Their debate degenerated into an exchange of insults.