treat+with+insolence

  • 1 treat with insolence — index hector, jeer Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Huff — Huff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Huffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Huffing}.] [Cf. OE. hoove to puff up, blow; prob. of imitative origin.] 1. To swell; to enlarge; to puff up; as, huffed up with air. Grew. [1913 Webster] 2. To treat with insolence and… …

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  • 3 Huffed — Huff Huff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Huffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Huffing}.] [Cf. OE. hoove to puff up, blow; prob. of imitative origin.] 1. To swell; to enlarge; to puff up; as, huffed up with air. Grew. [1913 Webster] 2. To treat with insolence and… …

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  • 4 Huffing — Huff Huff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Huffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Huffing}.] [Cf. OE. hoove to puff up, blow; prob. of imitative origin.] 1. To swell; to enlarge; to puff up; as, huffed up with air. Grew. [1913 Webster] 2. To treat with insolence and… …

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  • 5 insult — I. n. Affront, offence, indignity, outrage, abuse, contumely. II. v. a. Affront, offend, abuse, treat with insolence, offer an indignity to, show or display insolence toward, commit an indignity upon …

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  • 6 Hector — /hek teuhr/, n. 1. Class. Myth. the eldest son of Priam and husband of Andromache: the greatest Trojan hero in the Trojan War, killed by Achilles. 2. (l.c.) a blustering, domineering person; a bully. 3. a male given name. v.t. 4. (l.c.) to treat… …

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  • 7 Lift — (l[i^]ft), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lifted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lifting}.] [Icel. lypta, fr. lopt air; akin to Sw. lyfta to lift, Dan. l[ o]fte, G. l[ u]ften; prop., to raise into the air. See {Loft}, and cf. 1st {Lift}.] 1. To move in a direction… …

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  • 8 Lifted — Lift Lift (l[i^]ft), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lifted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lifting}.] [Icel. lypta, fr. lopt air; akin to Sw. lyfta to lift, Dan. l[ o]fte, G. l[ u]ften; prop., to raise into the air. See {Loft}, and cf. 1st {Lift}.] 1. To move in a… …

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  • 9 Lifting — Lift Lift (l[i^]ft), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lifted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lifting}.] [Icel. lypta, fr. lopt air; akin to Sw. lyfta to lift, Dan. l[ o]fte, G. l[ u]ften; prop., to raise into the air. See {Loft}, and cf. 1st {Lift}.] 1. To move in a… …

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  • 10 To lift up — Lift Lift (l[i^]ft), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lifted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lifting}.] [Icel. lypta, fr. lopt air; akin to Sw. lyfta to lift, Dan. l[ o]fte, G. l[ u]ften; prop., to raise into the air. See {Loft}, and cf. 1st {Lift}.] 1. To move in a… …

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  • 11 To lift up one's head — Lift Lift (l[i^]ft), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lifted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lifting}.] [Icel. lypta, fr. lopt air; akin to Sw. lyfta to lift, Dan. l[ o]fte, G. l[ u]ften; prop., to raise into the air. See {Loft}, and cf. 1st {Lift}.] 1. To move in a… …

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  • 12 To lift up the eyes — Lift Lift (l[i^]ft), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lifted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lifting}.] [Icel. lypta, fr. lopt air; akin to Sw. lyfta to lift, Dan. l[ o]fte, G. l[ u]ften; prop., to raise into the air. See {Loft}, and cf. 1st {Lift}.] 1. To move in a… …

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  • 13 To lift up the feet — Lift Lift (l[i^]ft), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lifted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lifting}.] [Icel. lypta, fr. lopt air; akin to Sw. lyfta to lift, Dan. l[ o]fte, G. l[ u]ften; prop., to raise into the air. See {Loft}, and cf. 1st {Lift}.] 1. To move in a… …

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  • 14 To lift up the hand — Lift Lift (l[i^]ft), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lifted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lifting}.] [Icel. lypta, fr. lopt air; akin to Sw. lyfta to lift, Dan. l[ o]fte, G. l[ u]ften; prop., to raise into the air. See {Loft}, and cf. 1st {Lift}.] 1. To move in a… …

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  • 15 To lift up the hand against — Lift Lift (l[i^]ft), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lifted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lifting}.] [Icel. lypta, fr. lopt air; akin to Sw. lyfta to lift, Dan. l[ o]fte, G. l[ u]ften; prop., to raise into the air. See {Loft}, and cf. 1st {Lift}.] 1. To move in a… …

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  • 16 To lift up the heel against — Lift Lift (l[i^]ft), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lifted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lifting}.] [Icel. lypta, fr. lopt air; akin to Sw. lyfta to lift, Dan. l[ o]fte, G. l[ u]ften; prop., to raise into the air. See {Loft}, and cf. 1st {Lift}.] 1. To move in a… …

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  • 17 To lift up the voice — Lift Lift (l[i^]ft), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lifted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lifting}.] [Icel. lypta, fr. lopt air; akin to Sw. lyfta to lift, Dan. l[ o]fte, G. l[ u]ften; prop., to raise into the air. See {Loft}, and cf. 1st {Lift}.] 1. To move in a… …

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  • 18 insult — I. verb Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French insulter, from Latin insultare, literally, to spring upon, from in + saltare to leap more at saltation Date: 1540 intransitive verb archaic to behave with pride or arrogance ; vaunt… …

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  • 19 Hector — Hec tor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hectored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hectoring}.] To treat with insolence; to threaten; to bully; hence, to torment by words; to tease; to taunt; to worry or irritate by bullying. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 20 Hectored — Hector Hec tor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hectored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hectoring}.] To treat with insolence; to threaten; to bully; hence, to torment by words; to tease; to taunt; to worry or irritate by bullying. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

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