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abashed
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  • Rosa, very much abashed, says, "No, if you please, my Lady!" and glances up, and glances down, and don’t know where to look, but looks all the prettier.
  • Volumnia, abashed again, suggests, by somebody—to advise and make arrangements.
  • The people even like me as I go about, and make so much of me that I am quite abashed.
  • Mad, young gentleman," she returned so quickly that he was quite abashed.
  • Vholes," explains the client, somewhat abashed, "I had no intention to accuse you of insensibility."

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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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