A Word A Day : Abash
Word of 18th April 2007 : A Word A Day-Abash
(uh BASH) v: to make ashamed, to embarrass(Transitive Verb)
• Meredith felt abashed by her inability to remember her lines in the school chorus of Old McDonald Had a Farm.
• To do something without shame or embarrassment is to do it un-abashedly.
• Ken handed in a term paper that he had unabashedly copied from the National Enquirer.
• His uncivilized behavior in the company fuction abashed
his parents and his relatives.Synonyms:
12. confoundContextual Examples:
Napoleon was humiliated
in the Battle of Waterloo by the humble British fleet under Lord Nelson.
yourself by telling such lies.
Giving up smoking reduces
the risk of heart of disease.
She suffered the mortification
of seeing her assistant promoted above her.
The rise in oil prices will depress
the car market. Antonyms:
9. exaltContextual Examples:
The ceremony was dignified
by the presence of ambassador.
He was exalted
as the pillar of the community.
She was upgraded
to the post of senior designer.
In certain modern societies of west, immodesty
has become a part of civilization.
To judge your standing in the society, you must develop self-esteem
are the new traits used in modern advertisements.
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