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    To taking offence as disingenuous is to innocence

    First, thank you for this wonderful site.
    I'm looking for a word to describe a person who is choosing to bluster and be falsely offended. I'm thinking there must be a word that is to taking offence as disingenuous is to innocence.

    Johnny B.

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    Re: To taking offence as disingenuous is to innocence

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Brambley View Post
    First, thank you for this wonderful site.
    I'm looking for a word to describe a person who is choosing to bluster and be falsely offended. I'm thinking there must be a word that is to taking offence as disingenuous is to innocence.

    Johnny B.
    "taking false umbrage"
    "chasing grievances"

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    Re: To taking offence as disingenuous is to innocence

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Brambley View Post
    First, thank you for this wonderful site.
    I'm looking for a word to describe a person who is choosing to bluster and be falsely offended. I'm thinking there must be a word that is to taking offence as disingenuous is to innocence.

    Johnny B.
    Methinks thou dost protest too much. ~~~ William Shakespeare

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    Re: To taking offence as disingenuous is to innocence

    Shakespeare created so many great words for English. Too bad for me that he didn't make one for this... Methinks thou dost weemfaggle too much...

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