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in·sult

(in'sŭlt),
An injury, attack, or trauma.
[LL. insultus, fr L. insulto, to spring on]

insult

(ĭn-sŭlt′)
v. in·sulted, in·sulting, in·sults
n. (ĭn′sŭlt′)
a. Medicine A bodily injury, irritation, or trauma.
b. Something that causes injury, irritation, or trauma: "the middle of the Bronx, buffeted and poisoned by the worst environmental insults that urban America can dish out" (William K. Stevens).

in·sult′er n.
in·sult′ing·ly adv.

insult

Medtalk noun Any stressful stimulus which, under normal circumstances, does not affect the host organism, but which may result in morbidity, when it occurs in a background of preexisting compromising conditions

in·sult

(in'sŭlt)
An injury, attack, or trauma.
[LL. insultus, fr L. insulto, to spring on]

insult

Any injury, trauma, poisoning or irritation to the body.
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So they can insult and threaten any non-Muslim while howling with rage when they feel insulted.
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