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affront
to insult intentionally
Her colleague regularly ______ her by interupting her when she was speaking.
aspersion
an unfavorable or damaging remark; slander; the art of defaming or slandering
Larry was so angry about Joan's ______ against him that he went to a lawyer to determine whether he could sue her for slander.
avarice
immoderate desire for wealth
Probably one of the most alluring and devious of sins is _______.
conflagration
a large destructive fire
Thousands and thousands of acres of forest were destroyed in the West in an unprecedented __________.
covert
not openly practiced, avowed, engaged in, accumulated, or showed; covered or covered over
Jim made a(an) ___________ attempt to learn the telephone number of the beautiful girl who sat across the room from him.