Affronted


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Affronted

Figures or animals that are placed facing each other, as decorative features over doors and in pediments.

affronted, affronté

affronted
Said of animals or figures facing each other, as in pediments, overdoors, etc.
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Rather than strewing footnotes freely in the reader's path, he mostly allows Carey's words alone to unfold the new, challenging, and sometimes intimidating venture into a land whose customs, beliefs, mores, and values often affronted, sometimes appalled, but never deterred, this man with a mission.
Were readers affronted by false prophets in white lab coats offering to defeat death with no acknowledgement of the Cross?
But fair play to Eric too for refusing to be neither affronted nor offended.