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Synonyms of offend

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1. pique, offend, anger

usage: cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me"

2. transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break, disrespect

usage: act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"; "break a promise"

3. shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage, disgust, revolt, nauseate, sicken, churn up

usage: strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"

4. hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite, arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke

usage: hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"

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