HELPFUL HINTS – FALSE FRIENDS
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.