The scion of the Broons, fired for the honour of his house, drove straight at the mouth of the insulter.
But affliction had tempered him, and his insulter's hairs were gray.
In an instant, Sir Richard was upon the lawn without, face to face with his insulter.
Michael could not see the insult, nor the insulter, but Nicholas saw for him.
Angry, Mike threw the ball in the opposite direction and flashed back a short sentence that gave his opinion about his insulter.
She struck at her insulter with clenched hand; but she did not touch him, for just then something happened to him.
The fair Evangelina scorned the proposal, and, in a whirlwind of indignation, fled from her insulter's presence.
Chest heaving, eyes blazing, the Cree chieftain strained a moment after his insulter.
Arrogante, who was watching for him, at once knew the tread of his horse, and stood grimly awaiting his insulter.
Sir Charles shook her off, and looked wildly round for a weapon to strike his insulter with.
1560s, "triumph over in an arrogant way," from Middle French insulter (14c.) and directly from Latin insultare "to assail, to leap upon" (already used by Cicero in sense of "insult, scoff at, revile"), frequentative of insilire "leap at or upon," from in- "on, at" (see in- (2)) + salire "to leap" (see salient (adj.)). Sense of "to verbally abuse, affront, assail with disrespect" is from 1610s. Related: Insulted; insulting.
c.1600 in the sense of "attack;" 1670s as "an act of insulting," from Middle French insult (14c.) or directly from Late Latin insultus, from insilire (see insult (v.)). To add insult to injury translates Latin injuriae contumeliam addere.
insult in·sult (ĭn'sŭlt')
A bodily injury, irritation, or trauma.