HELPFUL HINTS – FALSE FRIENDS

affront

affront = to offend or insult someone, e.g. by not showing respect

The minister was deeply affronted by the negative press reports after his speech in Parliament.

N.B. affront ≠ face (e.g. a difficulty, a problem, etc.)

* We must affront this difficult situation with hope and courage.

> We must face this difficult situation with hope and courage.

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