Crossword Clue and Answers

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This clue in was most recently seen in the wild in Irish Independent - Simple.

We classify Insult to be a VERY COMMON crossword clue as we've seen it more than 28 times in a variety of crossword publications.

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  • Irish Independent - Simple - Saturday, 11 Sep 2021
  • The Sun Cryptic - Monday, 31 May 2021
  • Irish Independent - Simple - Wednesday, 12 May 2021
  • The Mirror Classic - Thursday, 25 Mar 2021
  • Irish Independent - Simple - Friday, 12 Mar 2021
  • The Daily Mail Quick - Thursday, 28 Jan 2021
  • The New York Times Crossword - Monday, 25 Jan 2021
  • The Daily Mail Quick - Monday, 14 Sep 2020
  • The New York Times Mini - Friday, 11 Sep 2020
  • The Daily Mail Quick - Monday, 10 Aug 2020
  • Irish Independent - Simple - Wednesday, 24 Jun 2020
  • The Daily Mail Quick - Friday, 27 Mar 2020

Crossword Answers

3 letters

The act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow; "she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs"

A quick short straight punch

God of the underworld; counterpart of Greek Pluto

4 letters

Treat, mention, or speak to rudely; "He insulted her with his rude remarks"; "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"

A blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"

An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"

The act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand

An instance of driving away or warding off

One of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather

5 letters

Laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"

ABUSE Howard
Cruel or inhumane treatment; "the child showed signs of physical abuse"

6 letters

Reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"

Cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me"

A deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)

Injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of; "I bruised my knee"

Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"

Lighted by sunlight; "the sunlit slopes of the canyon"; "violet valleys and the sunstruck ridges"- Wallace Stegner

7 letters

Make a record of; set down in permanent form

An abusive attack on a person's character or good name

A deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect; "turning his back on me was a deliberate insult"

(criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"

Characterized by physical or psychological maltreatment; "abusive punishment"; "argued...that foster homes are abusive"

A wantonly cruel act

8 letters

Blunt criticism

9 letters

INDIGNITY Chris Roberson
An affront to one's dignity or self-esteem

A rude expression intended to offend or hurt; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team"

10 letters

A rude expression intended to offend or hurt; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team"

12 letters

Slanderous defamation


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