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mortified -- as in: felt mortified
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The Fountainhead
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  • To mortify the flesh is nothing.
  • To mortify the soul is the only act of virtue.
  • Throw your first-born into a sacrificial furnace—lie on a bed of nails—go into the desert to mortify the flesh—don’t dance—don’t go to the movies on Sunday—don’t try to get rich—don’t smoke—don’t drink.

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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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