Example sentences for: affront

How can you use “affront” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It has been suggested that Clinton limited his idea to under-18s in order to affront only people who cannot vote.

  • The Taliban and other Islamists found their activities an affront to Islam and in violation of Afghanistan's laws and the regime's tenets.

  • It parlays good politics into principle, by framing the ouster of a politically popular president as an affront to democracy, the Constitution, and the rule of law.

  • The New York Times lead editorial calls the shuttered approach "an affront to the public."

  • Exasperated by Albright's perceived affront to Malaysia, the country's Minister of Trade commented, "Maybe when I go to the states, I would like to meet Ken Starr."


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