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pearl-clutcherA prim, prudish, or easily offended person.Rate it:

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entendre raillerieNot to be offended at a joke; To stand chaff well.Rate it:

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his back is upHe is offended or angry; an expression or idea taken from a cat; that animal, when angry, always raising its back. An allusion also sometimes used to jeer a crooked man.Rate it:

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il a pris la moucheHe is in a huff; He got offended.Rate it:

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Mince WordsTo softly use words so no one is offended, not to be completely honestRate it:

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nose out of jointAn emotional state where someone is in a bad mood because he/she has been offended by or taken exception (objected) to some action.Rate it:

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one's back is upOne is offended or angry.Rate it:

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pearl-clutchingTimid, sanctimonious, or easily offended.Rate it:

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pearl-clutchingPrim, prudish, or easily offended.Rate it:

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Play Fast and LooseTo be capricious and irresponsible, to do all that pleases one without caring to have offended othersRate it:

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professional victimA person who makes it their business to appear perpetually offended and victimized.Rate it:

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thick skinAbility to take criticism or harsh behavior without being easily offended.Rate it:

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turn in one's graveTo be appalled, offended or disgusted by something, despite being deceased.Rate it:

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walk on eggshellsTo be overly careful in dealing with a person or situation because they get angry or offended very easily; to try very hard not to upset someone or something.Rate it:

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