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Synonyms for offending

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. offending(adj)

    offending against or breaking a law or rule

    "contracts offending against the statute were canceled"


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    delinquency, offences, crime, offenders

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How to use offending in a sentence?

  1. Peter Kidd:

    The acts were sexually graphic. Both victims were visibly and audibly distressed during this offending.

  2. Mike McKeever:

    Don’t pile on the emotional pressure—emphasize that you’d like this to be strictly a business decision for them, if relatives or friends feel they can turn you down without offending you, they’re more likely to invest. Give them an out.

  3. Zhai Qing:

    (Environmental inspectors) must confront the hard tasks in earnest and not be afraid of offending people... and never let violators off the hook without resolving the problem.

  4. Daryl Morey:

    I was merely voicing one thought, based on one interpretation on a complicated event. I have had a lot of opportunity since that tweet to hear and consider other perspectives, i have always appreciated the significant support our Chinese fans and sponsors have provided and I would hope that those who are upset will know that offending or misunderstanding them was not my intention.

  5. Mikel Petro:

    — but McDonald’s soon learned of the incident and terminated the offending employee. We were appalled. And we wanted to take swift and immediate action, and we did.

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