Synonyms to give offense to

affront, aggrieve, aspersion, atrocity, barb, beard, bell the cat, bid defiance, bite the bullet, brave, brazen, brazen out, breast, brickbat, bring before, bring forward, bring up, call names, call out, casus belli, challenge, confront, confront with, contempt, contumely, criticize, cut, dare, defamation, defy, despite, dig, dishonor, disoblige, dispraise, double-dare, dump, dump on, encounter, enormity, envisage, face, face out, face the music, face up, face up to, face with, fleer at, flout, flouting, front, gibe, gibe at, give offense, give umbrage, grieve, humiliate, humiliation, hurl a brickbat, hurt, hurt the feelings, indignity, injury, insult, jeer, jeer at, jeering, jibe at, lay before, meet, meet boldly, meet head-on, meet squarely, mock, mockery, offend, offense, outdare, outrage, place before, present to, provocation, put down, put it to, put-down, raw nerve, red rag, run the gauntlet, scoff, scoff at, scream defiance, scurrility, set at defiance, set before, show fight, slap, slight, sore point, sore spot, speak out, speak up, stand up to, stare down, stem, sting, taunt, tender spot,