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humiliate
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Brave New World
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  • Dared he face the risk of being humiliated by a contemptuous refusal?
  • Each time he found himself looking on the level, instead of downward, into a Delta’s face, he felt humiliated.
  • Touched, Bernard felt himself at the same time humiliated by this magnanimity–a magnanimity the more extraordinary and therefore the more humiliating in that it owed nothing to soma and everything to Helmholtz’s character.
  • Touched, Bernard felt himself at the same time humiliated by this magnanimity–a magnanimity the more extraordinary and therefore the more humiliating in that it owed nothing to soma and everything to Helmholtz’s character.
  • "They’re done for," said Bernard and, urged by a sudden impulse, ran forward to help them; then thought better of it and halted; then, ashamed, stepped forward again; then again thought better of it, and was standing in an agony of humiliated indecision–thinking that they might be killed if he didn’t help them, and that he might be killed if he did–when (Ford be praised!), goggle-eyed and swine-snouted in their gas-masks, in ran the police.

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  • She felt humiliated by his public insults.
  • She’s convinced PE class was invented to humiliate innocent kids.

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