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To insult or offend someone

insult

verb

to say or do something offensive

offend

verb

to make someone upset and angry by doing or saying something

wound

verb

to hurt someone’s feelings by doing or saying something unpleasant

shock

verb

to make someone feel embarrassed or offended by saying or doing something offensive or immoral

snub

verb

to insult someone by ignoring them or being rude to them

speak/talk out of turn

to say something that you should not say because you have no right to say it or because it upsets someone

step on someone’s toes

to offend someone by doing something that they should be responsible for or that they have the authority to do

trade blows/insults

if people trade blows or insults, they hit or insult each other

appal

the British spelling of appall

affront

verb

to insult someone or to make them shocked and angry

emoji

a small digital image … which is used in electronic communication to express emotion or other simple concepts

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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