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mortified -- as in: felt mortified
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • I could hide my mortification under it.
    p.347.6
  • If I could have explained these things to Miss Caroline, I would have saved myself some inconvenience and Miss Caroline subsequent mortification, but it was beyond my ability to explain things as well as Atticus, so I said, "You’re shamin’ him, Miss Caroline.
    p.28.4
  • I guess it ain’t your fault if Uncle Atticus is a nigger-lover besides, but I’m here to tell you it certainly does mortify the rest of the family-"
    p.110.3

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  • She was mortified when her father questioned the boy who came to pick her up.
  • The editor was mortified to discover one of her writers had plagiarized in a story.

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