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Word: outrage

Definition: act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive


Sentences Containing 'outrage'

They plunder us, outrage us, beat us, kill us; but we have a little pride left, sometimes.
Bracketed over what not place of special sacredness an outrage in water color, done by the young niece that came on a visit long ago, and died.
In order to bring the point to a speedy decision, they have always recourse to the loudest clamour, and sometimes to the most shocking violence and outrage.
In the same manner as the latter inflame their workmen, to attack with violence and outrage the proposers of any such regulation; to attempt to reduce the army would be as dangerous as it has now become to attempt to diminish, in any respect, the monopoly which our manufacturers have obtained against us.
If he opposes them, on the contrary, and still more, if he has authority enough to be able to thwart them, neither the most acknowledged probity, nor the highest rank, nor the greatest public services, can protect him from the most infamous abuse and detraction, from personal insults, nor sometimes from real danger, arising from the insolent outrage of furious and disappointed monopolists.
It would be the interest of the former, therefore, to cultivate that good-will, by complaining, with all the authority of a member of the legislature, of every outrage which any civil or military officer might be guilty of in those remote parts of the empire.
Depend upon it, by this time those dogs would have overtaken them and inflicted some outrage upon them.
'If you think, Steerforth,' said Mr. Mell, 'that I am not acquainted with the power you can establish over any mind here'--he laid his hand, without considering what he did (as I supposed), upon my head--'or that I have not observed you, within a few minutes, urging your juniors on to every sort of outrage against me, you are mistaken.'
The one great outrage of her life, demanding to be constantly avenged, was the passage of a donkey over that immaculate spot.
There are people enough to tread upon me in my lowly state, without my doing outrage to their feelings by possessing learning.
Blamed if he warn't the horriblest looking outrage I ever see.
It's an all-fired outrage to tell any human creature that he's bound to hell.
Would now the wind but had a body; but all the things that most exasperate and outrage mortal man, all these things are bodiless, but only bodiless as objects, not as agents.
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