affront vs. effrontery – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Affront

Definition:

a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect

Examples:

turning his back on me was a deliberate affront

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Effrontery

Definition:

audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to

Examples:

he despised them for their effrontery

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