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Anna Karenina
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  • Vronsky felt his elevation and his own abasement, his truth and his own falsehood.
  • She could never have explained the chain of thought that made her smile; but the last link in it was that her husband, in exalting his brother and abasing himself, was not quite sincere.

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  • This sent Albert into a frenzy of abasement.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Should I abase myself?
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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