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Insulter

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One who leaps upon you or against you. Thus Terence says, “Insultaʹre fores calʹcĭbus” (Eunŭchus, ii. 2, 54). It will be remembered that the priests of Baal, to show their indignation against their gods, “leaped upon the altar which they had made” (1 Kings xviii. 26). Zephaniah (i. 9) says that God will punish all those that leap on the threshold.” (See Desultory.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Inquisition
Insane Root (The)
Inscription of a Coin
Insolence. (Latin, in-soleo.)
Inspired Idiot (The)
Instinct
Institutes
Instructions to the Committee
Insubri
Insult
Insulter
Intaglio (Italian)
Intellect
Intendance Militaire
Intentions
Inter Alia (Latin)
Inter Cæsa et Porrecta
Inter Canem et Lupum
Inter Nos
Inter Pocula
Inter Rex (Latin)