But he was also a master of the political insult.
Some see this, wrongly, as a French campaign to insult Islam.
An insult implies that the target is weak enough to be bullied.
ye insult me, man; past all natural bearing, ye insult me.
Then try to project, not shout, the insult across the room to their partner.
Even if your beliefs had substance, the arrogance of that would be insult enough.
Poland has many different insult laws, covering not just religion, but also public officials and state symbols.
I was on the verge of tears; it seemed that insult upon insult had been launched at our guest.
Afterward, when people tried to reduce it to an “insult,” he wanted to reply, “I can insult people a lot faster than that.”
Members of both groups would presumably agree that the job applicant was cuckolded, for example, or that calling someone an “asshole” is an insult.
"But they don't want to raise because they don't want to insult Amazon, and they don't want to insult other companies perhaps that they like."
“You can be walking and a policeman will insult you, insult your mother, call you over, pull you into the police van, hit you, then throw you out.”
It was more fun to call up Henry and then insult him, and then he’d insult you, than ‘Hello, Guitar Center,’ ” Sebastian said, in a simpering voice.
“You may call them ‘zany.’ ” This had been Romney’s derisive judgment; in Hemingway’s view, it was not a fatal insult, and perhaps not an insult at all.
Often from words and laughter proceed railing and insult; and from railing and insult, blows and wounds; and from blows and wounds, slaughter and murder.
Douglass was clearly wounded by what he described as the “employment of certain names, such as ‘Sambo,’ and the gardener, and the bootblack … and all the rest,” but gracefully declined to answer insult with insult.
"As the survivor of a mass shooting I can tell you from first-hand experience that all of you protesting and taking days off from school insult the memories of those who were killed and abuse and insult me and every other lover of liberty by your every action."
He continued saying, "As the survivor of a mass shooting I can tell you from first-hand experience that all of you protesting and taking days off from school insult the memory of those who were killed and abuse and insult me and every other lover of liberty by your every action."
“The idea that we would not be taking the issue of lynching seriously is an insult — an insult to Senator Booker and Senator Tim Scott and myself,” she said from across the chamber floor, referring to the South Carolina Republican who helped write the bill and is the party’s lone black senator.
“This is an insult to the Legislative Council, and an insult to Hong Kong’s rule of law,” said Starry Lee, a pro-establishment lawmaker of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, who called on the government to investigate and bring charges in order to send a message that “those who break the law need to be punished.”
- treat, mention, or speak to rudely
Example: He insulted her with his rude remarks
- a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
- a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
Example: turning his back on me was a deliberate insult
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This is an insult to the Legislative Council and an insult to Hong Kongs rule of law said Starry Lee a pro-establishment lawmaker of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong who called on the government to investigate and bring charges in order to send a message that those who break the law need to be punished