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Scandalise

verb
1.
Strike with disgust or revulsion.  Synonyms: appal, appall, offend, outrage, scandalize, shock.






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"Scandalise" Quotes from Famous Books



... absorbed and drawn away (all except my thoughts) by other things necessary to be done, that I was forced to defer it. My ballad,[38] containing a ladye dressed up like a page and galloping off to Palestine in a manner that would scandalise you, went to Miss Mitford this morning. But I augur from its length that she will not be able to receive it ...
— The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) • Frederic G. Kenyon

... the utmost to conform and to obey in divers matters. Are we refractory in other things, as Balaam's ass said to his master? Have I used to serve thee so at other times?" And as touching scandal, he showeth first, that by our not conforming, we do not scandalise superiors, but edify them, although it may be we displease them, of which we are sorry, even as Joab displeased David when he contested against the numbering of the people, yet did he not scandalise David, but edify him. And, secondly, whereas it might be alleged, ...
— The Works of Mr. George Gillespie (Vol. 1 of 2) • George Gillespie

... did not appear at this ceremony, and that his absence seemed to scandalise greatly the queen of England's envoy. On the contrary, James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell, had the most important ...
— CELEBRATED CRIMES, COMPLETE - MARY STUART—1587 • ALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE

... need n't scandalise one another," said a pleasant masculine voice. "You're like the pot and the kettle. You're both as full of sin and hypocrisy as you can stick. Six of one, and half-a-dozen of the other. I would n't have believed it if I had n't seen it with my own eyes. You've disgraced yourselves ...
— Such is Life • Joseph Furphy



Words linked to "Scandalise" :   disgust, churn up, revolt, scandalisation, sicken, nauseate, scandal



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