Usage examples for offending

  1. At first her desire was to avoid seeing him at risk even of offending him: but in spite of all that she had gone through, Lydie still retained sufficient presence of mind not to allow any impulse to rule her at such a critical moment. – Petticoat Rule by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  2. What if her Aunt Priscilla persists, and asks the name of the offending medium? – Rossmoyne by Unknown
  3. To conciliate their good will and gain their alliance, to avoid offending them by injustice and encroachment, was the policy both of the French and English. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman