Our vocabulary blog word this week is affront.

Affront, a noun, means "a deliberate offense : insult"  as defined by
Merriam-Webster.

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MR119
09/17/2012 3:37pm

Jean didn't understand Jim's sarcasm so she took it as an affront instead. Affront makes sense because it is used as an insult and something offensive to Jean instead of a joke

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AC119
09/17/2012 3:45pm

The student's affront to the teacher resulted in a detention.
This makes sense because if you offend a teacher, you would be punished.

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CS118
09/17/2012 3:53pm

Doug is, as Mr. smith said, "... an affront of justice."

The word 'affront' make sense in this sentence because Doug is deliberatly insulting justice.

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LC118
09/17/2012 3:57pm

The affront was punished with a detention.

Affront makes sence in the sentience because it means a deliberate offense.

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MAK119
09/17/2012 4:22pm

The article was an affront to all the people who had a part in the movie. This makes sense because the article was an insult to the acting.

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AI120
09/17/2012 4:46pm

He said an affront to the judge with got him sent to jail.
It makes sense because the man said an affront or n insult to the judge.

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hg118
09/17/2012 4:52pm

The affront that Suzie said to Clare was rude and embarrassing.
This makes sense because an insult is rude and in some cases embarrassing.

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AB120
09/17/2012 5:04pm

That man made a personal affront to the lady, which she did not appreciate. This makes sense because the man made an insult toward the lady.

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LH119
09/17/2012 5:06pm

I was deeply affronted when you did not help me pick up my things.

This makes sense in this context because I was insulted or offended that that person didn't help me.

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Mrs. Peko
09/18/2012 8:10am

Please use affront as a noun- not a verb.

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NP119
09/17/2012 6:09pm

Her affront to a classmate resulted in her receiving a task for rude behavior.

Affront makes sense in this sentence because it says that when she affronted, or insulted, a classmate she got a task.

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LS120
09/17/2012 6:19pm

The bully's affront to the student was harsh. Affront makes sense because the student was insulted harshly.

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MB120
09/17/2012 6:38pm

The overweight audience members took personal affront to the comedian's routine of making fun of the obese.
This makes sense in context because he purposely insulted obese people.

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AW118
09/17/2012 7:00pm

The bully affronted their target.

This makes sense because the bully insulted his target.

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Mrs. Peko
09/18/2012 8:13am

I would like you to use affront as a noun, not a verb.

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BTM118
09/17/2012 7:48pm

Once when Kim Kardashian was at an event, a lady affronted her by throwing flour on her head.

Affront makes sense in this sentence because I am trying to say that the lady insulted Kim.

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Mrs. Peko
09/18/2012 8:12am

You don't need to use your middle initial (unless I asked you to do so in class). Also, please use affront as a noun, not a verb.

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ES120
09/17/2012 8:21pm

Many people affronted the referee after the soccer game. Affront makes sense in this sentence because the people were insulting him on his calls during the game.

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Mrs. Peko
09/18/2012 8:05am

Please use affront as a noun.

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mw120
09/17/2012 8:22pm

The boys were yelling at John as a affront, they wanted to hurt his feelings.
This makes sence because the bys were trying to hurt his feeling and insult him.

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MS119
09/17/2012 8:36pm

The football team's coach delivered a rude affront to the defensive line after the play.

This makes sense because affront means insult or a deliberate offense.

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VW120
09/17/2012 8:51pm

If you affront a unicorn, the police will arrest you because they are endangered.

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Mrs. Peko
09/18/2012 8:04am

Please repost and include an explanation sentence.

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TS120
09/17/2012 8:56pm

There are many affronts to Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on T.V.

Affront makes sense in this sentence because it is describing the insults to Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.

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RF118
09/17/2012 8:58pm

He made an affront toward his team's rival by saying they were to flashy.

Affront makes since in this content because he insulted his team's rival by saying they were flashy.

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LT118
09/18/2012 7:24am

My sister took the joke as an affront, not a joke. Affront makes sense in this sentence because she took the joke as an insult.

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ID120
09/18/2012 3:36pm

Many people affront the candidates running for President. This makes sense because people insult the people running.

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Mrs. Peko
09/18/2012 8:16pm

Please use affront as a noun, not a verb.

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zh118
09/18/2012 3:40pm

When I said his answer was wrong, he thought it was an affront, not an effort to be helpful. Affront makes sense because he thought I was insulting him and not helping him.

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BB120
09/18/2012 4:30pm

The affront the boy made to the other team got him suspended for three games.
This makes sense in this sentence because the insult or offense the boy made to the other team got him suspended for three games.

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EW119
09/18/2012 4:32pm

Max didnt understand that what Tyler said was a joke, Max took it as an affront.
Affront makes sence in this sentence because it says that Max took the joke as an insult to him.

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Mrs. Peko
09/18/2012 8:19pm

Make sure to use correct punctuation.

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MM118
09/18/2012 4:43pm

The suspect's affront to the police officer resulted in a fine. This makes sense because the suspect was fined for insulting an officer.

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VJW 120
09/18/2012 4:57pm

My parents grounded my sister when she made an affront towards them.

This makes sense because my sister was purposely rude and insulted my parents, thus resulting in her being grounded.

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BS120
09/18/2012 5:13pm

If one affronts God they would be in purgatory for a while.
Affront makes sense in this sentence because affront means to outright insult.

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Mrs. Peko
09/18/2012 8:15pm

Your definition sentence needs to show me you understand the meaning of affront based on the context of your sentence, not just the definition.

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SD118
09/18/2012 5:38pm

Why did you affront Jeff in class today?

This sentence makes sence because someone insulted Jeff in class today.

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Mrs. Peko
09/18/2012 8:22pm

Affront is used as a verb in your sentence. Please use it as a noun.

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Cf118
09/18/2012 5:55pm

"The serious affront is punishable by law," said the policeman.

This makes sense because if you are really offensive to someone you can be fined or jailed.

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AW119
09/18/2012 6:35pm

His affront toward his friend made him feel terrible. This makes sense here because he did not take the insult very well.

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pw119
09/18/2012 6:57pm

Insulting the Prophet Muhammad is an affront in Islamic countries.

This makes sense because it is a deliberate offense to insult Muhammad.

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KS119
09/18/2012 7:00pm

Jerald took the joke that Deanna had told him as an affront, not as a harmless joke.

The word affront makes sense in this sentence because Jerold took the joke as an insult.

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Mrs. Peko
09/18/2012 8:18pm

Please repost using a sentence not as close to one already posted.

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AW118
09/18/2012 7:58pm

I didn't mean to affront Stephanie, when I told she needed to inprove her tennis game.

This sentence makes sense because when i told stephanie to improve her tennis game i didn't mean to insult her.

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Mrs. Peko
09/18/2012 8:20pm

Make sure to use proper capitalization. Also, you're still using affront as a verb. It needs to be used as a noun.

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VW120
09/18/2012 8:21pm

If you affront a unicorn, the police will arrest you because they are endangered.

This sentence makes sense because if you assault a unicorn you will be arrested because it is illegal.

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Mrs. Peko
09/18/2012 8:23pm

You used affront as a verb. Please use it as a noun.

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mg6
09/18/2012 8:32pm

Jessie's affront was taking so seriously that Amy stomped out of the room.
Affront makes sense in this sentence because it means insult. Jessie's insult made Amy mad.

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DC119
09/18/2012 8:34pm

What the coach said was a direct affront to his quarterback.

This makes sense because the coach insulted the quarterback.

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EZ120
09/18/2012 8:53pm

The teacher heard the affront the bully said to me.
Affront makes sense in this sentence because the teacher heard the insult the bully said to me.

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jh120
09/18/2012 9:19pm

Girls will take sarcasm as affronts more than boys. The word "affront" makes sense in this sentence because it is stating that girls find sarcasm as offense more than boys.

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KB119
09/18/2012 10:01pm

It was an affront to the teacher when the student barged in the classroom late.

Affront makes sense in this sentence, because it was an insult to the teacher when the student barged in the class late.

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LV119
09/19/2012 5:01pm

Don't affront me.

affront makes sense because no one wants to get insulted.

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Mrs. Peko
09/19/2012 9:34pm

Please use affront as a noun and not a verb.

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RC118
09/19/2012 6:39pm

When Amy commented on Julie's haircut, Julie perceieved her comment as an affront instead of a compliment. This makes sense because Julie took Amy's compliment as an insult, not a compliment.

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NS120
09/19/2012 6:49pm

The bully made an affront about the little kid's clothes and made him feel bad.

This makes sense because an affront is an insult and the bully was insulting the little kid's clothes.

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KS119
09/19/2012 6:53pm

Julia' s affront against Mark got her in big trouble.

The word affront makes sense in the sentence because her insult against Mark got her in trouble.

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MH118
09/19/2012 8:29pm

The affront towards Jessica was very brutal!
This makes sense because the insult towards Jessica was very brutal.

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mk119
09/19/2012 8:33pm

A affront to your parent results in being grounded.

affront makes sense in this sentence because if you insult your parents you will get in trouble.

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Mrs. Peko
09/19/2012 9:31pm

Use proper capitalization and grammar.

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AP120
09/19/2012 9:02pm

The boy said a horrible affront to his sister.This makes sense in this context because the boy insulted his sister.

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cym120
09/19/2012 9:10pm

Susie shot an affront right back at Tom's rude comment. This makes sense because Susie insulted Tom when was mean to her.


I re-sent mine because mine from yesterday isn't up.

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CM120
09/19/2012 9:10pm

His affront hurt his friend's feelings and he got sad.

Affront makes sense here because the guy insulted his friend and hurt his feelings because of that insult.

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IT118
09/19/2012 9:15pm

I considered it an affront when the girl told me to leave the room.
This makes sense because I considered the girl's rude behavior an insult.

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JB119
09/19/2012 9:43pm

Jeff's affront made me very sad and mad at him.
Affront makes sense in this sentence because I was sad that Jeff insulted me.

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JS119
09/19/2012 9:58pm

Dean took the joke that Joe had told him as an affront, not as a harmless joke.
This makes sense because Joe thought it was an affront or a insult, but it really was just a simple, harmless joke

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BH119
09/19/2012 10:13pm

The bully affront the nerd at school.

This word makes sences because affront means insult and the bully insulted the nerd.

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Mrs. Peko
09/20/2012 9:57pm

I'm not sure how you used affront there.

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EH119
09/19/2012 11:03pm

Jack's affront against his teammate was more serious than he thought.
This makes sense because Jack was on rude behavior and was insulting his teammate horribly.

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EM119
09/20/2012 7:32am

The guy affronted the police offficer thats why he is going to jail.

It makes sense here because he insulted the police officer so he is going to jail.

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Mrs. Peko
09/20/2012 9:55pm

I need affront as a noun not a verb.

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BW120
09/20/2012 3:44pm

The players affront to the referee resulted in a red card.
The word affront make sense in this sentence because the player was mean to the referee and they got a red card.

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wp118
09/20/2012 3:45pm

His affront was akward toward his mom.

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Mrs. Peko
09/20/2012 10:02pm

You need an explanation sentence.

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MC118
09/20/2012 4:32pm

The teacher threatened that if such an affront to others was repeated, she would receive a detention.

Affront makes sense in this sentence because if the offense to others was repeated, she would receive a detention.

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BM118
09/20/2012 4:40pm

When I was in line and Judy cut me, I took that as an affront.

Affront makes sense in this sentence because I am trying to say that Judy insulted me.

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LH119
09/20/2012 5:19pm

Regina's affront made Cady glum.

This makes sense in this sentence because Regina insulted Cady therefore making Cady glum.

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AB119
09/20/2012 5:20pm

I didn't mean to affront the new student.

I think this sentene makes sense beacuse I didnt mean to affront them

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Mrs. Peko
09/20/2012 9:45pm

I would like you to use affront as a noun.

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AS119
09/20/2012 5:47pm

Our sin is above all a personal affront to God.

This makes sense because when we sin we insult God.

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EK118
09/20/2012 6:05pm

Why is it that people seem to take my veganism as a personal affront, something that they have to challenge, attack and undermine? http://www.veggieboards.com/t/121391/a-personal-affront/30

This makes sense because she is saying that people take her veganism as an insult because they don't eat the way she eats.

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AW118
09/20/2012 6:44pm

After such an affront, I will never speak to her again.

This sentence makes sense because after the insult she will never speak to her again.

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JM118
09/20/2012 7:17pm

When my mom says "I don't want to talk", I consider it an affront. It doesn't sound very friendly.

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VW120
09/20/2012 8:22pm

The students refusal to answer was an affront to the teacher.
THis sentence makes sense because the teacher was insulted by the students behavior.

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MW118
09/20/2012 8:34pm

The affront the coach made insulted his player.

This makes sense because he insulted his player.

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DG118
09/20/2012 8:37pm

The football player's affront towards the coach caused him to run the rest of practice.
This makes sense because the football player insulted the coach so he made him run for being disrespectful.

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BT118
09/20/2012 8:39pm

John said a horrible affront to his friend. It makes sense in this context because john deliberately insulted his friend.

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MB119
09/20/2012 8:43pm

Jorge made an affront to Bill's shoes.

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Mrs. Peko
09/20/2012 9:43pm

You are missing your explanation sentence.

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NL120
09/20/2012 9:11pm

That was a serious affront.

Affront makes sense because that was a serious insult.

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SR118
09/20/2012 9:48pm

An affront to a stranger is not very safe.

This makes sense because if you say something mean to a stranger or insult him or her, you never know what he or she will do.

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NF120
09/20/2012 9:50pm

When Lebron did not answer the interviewers question the interviewer felt affronted.

This sentence makes sense because the interviewer felt insulted.

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NH118
09/20/2012 10:30pm

To affront someone is very risky is you don't know them well. This makes sense because its risky to insult someone.

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EH119
09/20/2012 10:38pm

Jack's affront toards his teammate was more serious than he thought.
This makes sense because Jack was on rude behavior and insulted his teammate.

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EG120
09/20/2012 10:47pm

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/jul/30/olympic-protests-heavy-handed-policing
In this article, they are saying that the heavy-handed policing is affront to rights. Basically, they are saying that protesting is very important in their democracy, but the police have very low-tolerance for it in this case. Some say that the arresting of the Critical Mass Cyclists was insulting to Great Britain's rights.

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JG119
09/20/2012 11:01pm

The affront was an insult to the man.

This makes sense because affront means to insult.

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MD119
09/23/2012 4:37pm

Bob's affront toward his mom made him get grounded for 2 weeks.
This makes sense because Bob insulted his mom and got in trouble.

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AJP120
09/23/2012 5:35pm

Tommy gave an affront to the bully.

This sentence makes sense because Tommy gave the bully an insult.

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jd118
09/26/2012 7:41am

George was affronted by his enemy . This makes sense in the sentence because his friend insulted him.

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AZ120
10/04/2012 8:57pm

the player affronted to his coach about the other team on the poor tackling.
this makes sense because the player didnt like the other teams tackling

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