- pique, offend - cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me"
--1 is one way to anger
Derived form: noun offence3
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
- transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break - act in disregard of laws and rules; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"
--2 is one way to disrespect
Derived forms: noun offender1, noun offence5
Somebody ----s something
- shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage - strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
--3 is one way to disgust, revolt, nauseate, sicken, churn up
The bad news will offend him
The performance is likely to offend Sue
- hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite - hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised me ego"
--4 is one way to arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
Derived form: noun offence4
Sam cannot offend Sue