Example sentences for: insult

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

  • Can we be sure no insult, no irony was intended?

  • (the reason related to a diplomatic insult to Warren Christopher when he was secretary of state.)

  • This is the most noxious formulation, slung as an insult by hawks such as the Weekly Standard and the Wall Street Journal . "This man who is engaged in this massive ethnic cleansing," Standard publisher Bill Kristol spat on This Week --"We're going [to]cut another deal with him?

  • A few offer the ultimate macho corporate insult, speculating that he wants "more time to concentrate on his family."

  • One linguistic quibble: the piece revives the old-fashioned term "white slave trade," which brings with it an unnecessary implication that slavery is a special insult to white women.


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