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War and Peace
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  • She never was abashed and is not abashed now, so she cannot be a bad woman!
  • She never was abashed and is not abashed now, so she cannot be a bad woman!
  • He was pleased at the gratitude he received, but felt abashed at receiving it.
  • They were not in the least abashed.
  • Abashed by this question, I replied that sloth was my chief temptation.
  • Prince Andrew was watching these men abashed by the Emperor’s presence, and the women who were breathlessly longing to be asked to dance.
  • The officer appeared abashed, as though he understood that one might think of how many men would be missing tomorrow but ought not to speak of it.
  • He shook his head incredulously; and even more abashed, I said that though I was living with my wife as he advised, I was not living with her as her husband.
  • Finding himself in the company of Napoleon, whose identity he had easily and surely recognized, Lavrushka was not in the least abashed but merely did his utmost to gain his new master’s favor.
  • I felt abashed and asked whether what he had been saying did not concern me; but he did not reply, gave me a kind look, and then we suddenly found ourselves in my bedroom where there is a double bed.
  • Mavra Kuzminichna grew abashed and confused.
  • While Denisov was talking to the esaul, Petya—abashed by Denisov’s cold tone and supposing that it was due to the condition of his trousers—furtively tried to pull them down under his greatcoat so that no one should notice it, while maintaining as martial an air as possible.
  • Send him to the devil, I’m busy!" he shouted to Lavrushka, who went up to him not in the least abashed.

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  • She was a little abashed, a little nervous: Maybe I’m being silly, but .
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Abashed the Devil stood, And felt how awful goodness is.’
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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