affront englannista suomeksi
To insult intentionally, especially openly.
(quote-book)|chapter=The Isle of Caprea|title=Remarks on Several Parts of Italy, &c.|year_published=1721|page=92|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=UnU_AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA92|passage=But beſides, that ſuch a though was inconſiſtent with the gravity of a Senate, how can one imagine that the Fathers would have dared affront the Wife of ''Aurelius,'' and the Mother of ''Commodus,'' or that they could think of giving offence to an Empreſs whom they afterwards Defied, and to an Emperor that was the darling of the army and people?
''to affront death''
1978, (w), ''Livia'', Faber & Faber 1992 (''Avignon Quintet''), p. 436:
- Avignon was beginning to settle down for the night – that long painful stretch of time which must somehow be affronted.
To meet or encounter face to face.
(quote-book), transl.|title=The History of the World|volume=I|year_published=1634|type=translation|original=(w)|by=(w)|section=book VI|page=124|pageurl=https://archive.org/stream/historyworldIPlinpage/124|passage=Many Iſlands there lie all over that ſea : but one above the reſt, and moſt renowned, is Tazata : for thither all the ſhipping from out of the Caſpian ſea and the Scythian Ocean, doe bend their courſe and there arrive : for that all the ſea coaſts doe affront the Levant, and turne into the Eaſt.
(quote-book)|chapter=Alchemist (play)|The Alchemist|title=The Workes of Beniamin Ionson|location=London|publisher=Will Stansby|year_published=1616|section=Act II, scene ii|page=620|pageurl=https://archive.org/stream/workesofbeniamin00jonspage/620|passage=This day, thou ſhalt haue ingots : and, to morrow, / Giue lords th’ affront.
A hostile encounter or meeting.