Adjectives for Offence | Words to describe Offence


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  • 1. If persisted in it would in such circumstances constitute an unpardonable offence against the Sovereignty of the neutral nation affected ... 🔊
  • 2. Coquetry had failed to soften him; Clem accordingly behaved as if he had given her mortal offence on some recent occasion. 🔊
  • 3. He would not have taken notice of such a comparatively slight offence, if such offences had not been of frequent occurrence with Howden. 🔊
  • 4. But just in proportion to its apparent non-necessity, and to its certain offence, was its real need, and my real duty to speak it. 🔊
  • 5. But this thing was a grievous offence to the other Etrurians, who hated not so much kingship as the man who had been chosen to be king. 🔊
  • 6. In commenting on any error of an agent or dependant, beware of making your own vexation, and not the real offence, the measure of your blame. 🔊
  • 7. There was the slave man who was struck down with a chunk of slag for some small offence; I saw him die. 🔊
  • 8. He had no ground of personal offence bringing Hamilton within any justifiable pretensions even of the lax code of the duellist. 🔊
  • 9. Some condoned the first offence, others pardoned the second, which was considered a weakness, and all universally condemned the last! 🔊
  • 10. The sight of my corded trunk convinced him that I had taken mortal offence, and he grew more uneasy still. 🔊
  • 11. The only offence of this unhappy monarch towards his people was his attempt, under a monarchy, to give them a free Constitution. 🔊
  • 12. Being engaged in the punishable offence of assisting a fugitive from justice to escape arrest it was intelligible that the captain should be anxious to cover the traces of his misdemeanour. 🔊
  • 13. The Christian faith was a mortal offence to the Jew because it extended what had been his special privileges to all the Gentiles. 🔊
  • 14. This peccadillo was passed over, but a more serious offence, his inability to play whist, was remembered against him by his brother officers right to the day of his death. 🔊
  • 15. Again she repeated the same offence, and I then delicately hinted, that she might be more at ease if she were to confide to me the circumstances connected with her compunctions. 🔊
  • 16. He also tells us that they regarded lying as the worst possible offence, and next to it falling into debt, since the debtor is tempted to tell lies. 🔊
  • 17. To extort even the slightest attention from Mr Boswell was, as I soon found, an unpardonable offence. 🔊
  • 18. Within one month after the dinner all Paris heard of the terrible offence against society attributed to Count Monte-Leone. 🔊
  • 19. The reverend gentleman castigates all the nations at war with the same offence--lying. 🔊
  • 20. Banfi's real offence was his pretension to the throne, and this they dared not bring forward at all. 🔊
  • 21. But here in England, and in touch with the charming personality of his intended victim, the scales were lifted from his moral vision, and he was left face to face with the enormity of his contemplated offence. 🔊
  • 22. The Law Department, on the other hand, holds that Herr von Igel has been guilty of a legal offence and so has forfeited his diplomatic privileges. 🔊
  • 23. At last, with loud offence to the gracious silence, I ran, I fled wildly, and, bursting out, flung-to the door behind me. 🔊
  • 24. His own representations of Pike's grievous offence had fully prepared him for the circumstance of Pike's removal and he anticipated it in making his own application for office. 🔊
  • 25. The scandalous jests of Eudoxius must have given deep offence to thousands; but the great novelty of the Anomoean doctrine was its audacious self-sufficiency. 🔊
  • 26. The point seems doubtful, to judge by the common experience of the Courts, and the general tone of public opinion, when a charge for this questionable offence is under consideration or comment. 🔊
  • 27. The Agha was obliged to speak very severely to them, telling them that firing on travellers is a grave offence, and deserves as such to be represented to the Governor of Burujird. 🔊
  • 28. Meanwhile a fatal delusion seized me; I lost my memory and rejected her, thus committing a grievous offence against the venerable Kanwa, who is of thy divine race. 🔊
  • 29. Meanwhile a fatal delusion seized me; I lost my memory and rejected her, thus committing a grievous offence against the venerable Kanwa, who is of thy divine race. 🔊
  • 30. The other servants reported that, overcome with shame at his unpardonable offence in depriving an Earth-Cherished-One of his victuals, he had retired into the wilderness. 🔊
  • 31. The two pairs of lips were not very far away from each other, and Rorie might have been tempted to commit a third offence against the proprieties, if Miss McCroke had not fortunately entered at this very moment. 🔊

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