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  • v. Present participle of outrage.

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Examples

  • I myself did not keep holy the Sabbath day, but my puritanical instincts revolted at the idea of outraging the feelings of those who did.

    Madeleine An Autobiography

  • What legislation is invoked depends on the circumstances, he says, and the police would look at the offence as a whole before deciding if laws such as outraging public decency have been infringed.

    Is Sex on a Plane Legal? | Impact Lab

  • For to suppose that God will make those happy, who live in a criminal forgetfulness of him, is a kind of outraging all his perfections: and no more to be imagined than that he will make an innocent being, for instance an angel that never fell, eternally miserable out of mere sovereignty and pleasure.

    The Whole Works of the Rev. John Howe, M.A. with a Memoir of the Author. Vol. VI.

  • Sometimes the shots were physically forced on people, outraging their sense of personal freedom and—when the vaccine sickened some and killed others—galvanizing suspicion of vaccination programs.

    The Shot Heard Round the World

  • Here was a woman who had outed ethics violations and corporate cronyism in the GOP (outraging not only her own party, but also the big oil companies), then turned around and passed the AGIA (Alaska Gasline Inducement Act), landmark legislation, working hand-in-hand with Democrats (58 votes for, 1 against).

    Amy Siskind: The Undefeated: The Movie I Wish Hillary Had Made

  • He brought with him techniques like destemming and new-oak barrel aging, creating cleaner, more modern versions of Cornas that seduced some critics while outraging some traditionalists.

    Rustic but Rewarding, Cornas Gains the Spotlight

  • And as part of the LaFollette saga, it was "Young Bob" who brought them to light as head of a Congressional investigating committee during the thirties, outraging the public conscience so much that the way was paved for Labor's Magna Carta, the Wagner Act that guaranteed the right of collective bargaining.

    Bernard Weisberger: Onward Wisconsin

  • He also defended his security forces and accused the protesters of plotting to destabilize Egypt and destroy the legitimacy of his regime, outraging those still in the streets well into the night.

    Protests resume hours after Mubarak address

  • In 2006, several state governments decided to prosecute him for outraging feelings after he painted "Bharat Mata" Mother India in the nude.

    A Portrait of India's Intolerance

  • Are the people exposing priests who rape children outraging substantial numbers of catholics.

    Only religious thugs love blasphemy laws | Nick Cohen

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