2 Metaphors for affronted

The affront to the Brahmans is the immediate occasion for the slaughter but hardly its actual cause; and, if it is argued that the Yadavas must first be destroyed in order to render Krishna's withdrawal from the world complete, we must then assume that the Yadavas are in some mysterious way essential parts of Krishna himself.

950 Those heap'd affronts that haughty subjects bring, Are burdens for a camel, not a king.

2 Metaphors for  affronted