1 After which offensive implication, he cut himself a crust of bread, and threw the knife down with a noise.
2 In his girdle he wore a long and double-edged dagger, which was the only offensive weapon about his person.
3 I promise thee, brother Clerk," said he, "I will ask thee no more offensive questions.
4 In himself he was wearisome, but as the friend of Tom and the admirer of Julia he became offensive.
5 Yes; it is in two points offensive to me; I have two strong grounds of objection to it.
6 There is always something offensive in the details of cunning.
7 Olly, though without the tact to perceive when remarks were untimely, was saved by her very simplicity from rendering them offensive.
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8 I had gone up to ask him about you, and he was very offensive; accused me of coaxing you away from the service of the firm, and that sort of thing.
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9 It will be obvious that any details which would help the reader exactly to identify the college or the criminal would be injudicious and offensive.
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10 This scorn was not offensive to his master.
11 But if you only knew how offensive it was.
12 Balashev replied that there was "nothing offensive in the demand, because."
13 The tune he was whistling, his gait, and the gesture with which he twirled his mustache, all now seemed offensive.
14 Ermolov had been to see Bennigsen a few days previously and had entreated him to use his influence with the commander-in-chief to induce him to take the offensive.
15 Kutuzov did not consider any offensive necessary.