An instance of the passage of an electric current through the body. The amount of injury caused by electric shock depends on the type and strength of the current, the length of time the current is applied, and the route the current takes once it enters the body.
To refuse to pay a claim embodied in a written document, such as a check or other negotiable instrument, when presented; to treat disrespectfully an object considered to have a public or sacred nature, such as a flag.
implies an extreme offense against someone's sense of right, justice, propriety, etc. he was outraged by the offer of a bribe
implies an affront so insolent or contemptuously rude as to cause humiliation and resentment a book that insults the reader's intelligence
implies open and deliberate disrespect or offense to affront someone's pride
implies the causing of displeasure or resentment in another, intentionally or unintentionally, by wounding the person's feelings or by a breach of the person's sense of propriety she will be offended if she is not invited
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