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To feel offended or insulted

take offence (at something)

to feel angry and upset because of something that someone has said or done

bristle

verb

to be angry or offended about something

take umbrage (at something)

to be offended by something

take something amiss

to be offended by something, especially something that was not intended to be offensive

get/have the hump

to feel annoyed or offended

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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