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affront to meet, to encounter: “Affront his eye,” THE WINTER'S TALE, v. 1. 75 ; “Affront Ophelia,” HAMLET, iii. 1. 31 ; “Your preparation can affront no less Than what you hear of” CYMBELINE, iv. 3. 29 ( “Your forces are able to face such an army as we hear the enemy will bring against us,” JOHNSON) ; “That my integrity and truth to you Might be” affronted with the match and weight Of such a winnowed purity in love, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, iii. 2. 162. “I wish my integrity might be met and matched with such equality and force of pure unmingled love,” JOHNSON)

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