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
Razor trails off, gives the camera an abashed look.
Rick Yancey -- The Infinite Sea
I lowered my eyes, abashed, and reached for the honey to cover my embarrassment.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
Cindy scrunched her face, abashed, but Claire cackled with approval.
James Patterson -- 1st to Die
"Ha!" said Harry under his breath, pleased to see Draco looking both abashed and angry.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
She never was abashed and is not abashed now, so she cannot be a bad woman!
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
Jace looked faintly abashed.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Bones
Mr. Fogg said nothing; while Passepartout, abashed, kept repeating that "it wasn’t worth telling."
Jules Verne -- Around the World in 80 Days
I mumbled some abashed answer, but it was Phineas who made the clear response.
John Knowles -- A Separate Peace
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Eragon dropped his eyes, abashed.
Christopher Paolini -- Eragon
Hindley descended more leisurely, sobered and abashed.
Emily Bronte -- Wuthering Heights
Rita Skeeter didn’t look remotely abashed.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
At last he stood up, waddled clumsily across the cell, dug down into the pocket of his overalls, and, with an abashed air, held out a grimy piece of bread to the skull— faced man.
George Orwell -- 1984
The stare seemed to abash Poirot.
Agatha Christie -- Murder On The Orient Express
Mrs. Pocket’s dignity was so crushing, that I felt quite abashed, as if I myself had done something to rouse it.
Charles Dickens -- Great Expectations
It would abash the most cynical, it would terrify the most selfish; and the voice of mockery would be silenced, and fraud and falsehood would slink back into their dens, and the truth would stand forth alone!
Upton Sinclair -- The Jungle
The tattered man shrank back abashed.
Stephen Crane -- The Red Badge of Courage
Marius went off quite abashed, but delighted.
Victor Hugo -- Les Miserables
I felt abashed, and feared the sight would somehow ruffle or offend you.
Homer -- The Odyssey
"Hello, Charlie," he said, looking appropriately abashed.
Stephenie Meyer -- Breaking Dawn
Percy looked slightly abashed.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Then I saw the foolish, abashed expression on Wrestrum’s face and relaxed.
Ralph Ellison -- Invisible Man
Such loveliness in living thing Frodo had never seen before nor imagined in his mind; and he was both surprised and abashed to find that he had a seat at Elrond’s table among all these folk so high and fair.
J.R.R. Tolkien -- The Fellowship of the Ring
Amy came in hastily, and looked rather abashed when she saw her sisters all waiting for her.
Louisa May Alcott -- Little Women
All looked abashed at this elegant speech, delivered with quite an air, and stood huddled together at a respectful distance, except two stout porters, who came up and began conveying away the baggage.
Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Uncle Tom’s Cabin
He merely sprang to the side and ran stiffly ahead for several awkward leaps, in carriage and conduct resembling an abashed country swain.
Jack London -- White Fang
Startled, at first abashed, Charles blushed at the rebuff and then, seeing how her eyes were fastened on his sister, he smiled.
Margaret Mitchell -- Gone with the Wind
In a moment, however, wisely judging that one token of her shame would but poorly serve to hide another, she took the baby on her arm, and with a burning blush, and yet a haughty smile, and a glance that would not be abashed, looked around at her townspeople and neighbours.
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The Scarlet Letter
The titter that rippled around the room appeared to abash the boy, but in reality that result was caused rather more by his worshipful awe of his unknown idol and the dread pleasure that lay in his high good fortune.
Mark Twain -- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
"Monsieur!" protested the Vicomte, somewhat abashed at the way his warlike attitude had been taken by the ponderous-looking Englishman.
Baroness Orczy -- The Scarlet Pimpernel
She pretended to be groggy with wonderment but he was not abashed.
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Tender is the Night
Anne came running in presently, her face sparkling with the delight of her orchard rovings; but, abashed at finding the delight herself in the unexpected presence of a stranger, she halted confusedly inside the door.
Lucy Maud Montgomery -- Anne Of Green Gables
Abruptly, she was abashed.
Stephenie Meyer -- Eclipse
"Nawsuh," he said, simulating abashment.
Richard Wright -- Native Son
The man sank back, abashed.
Frank Herbert -- Dune
Gazzy gave me his sweet, abashed smile.
James Patterson -- The Angel Experiment
I lowered my eyes, abashed.
Kamala Markandaya -- Nectar in a Sieve
At any rate this speech abashed and terrified him.
J.R.R. Tolkien -- The Two Towers
When he met Bors in this magic boat of theirs, he was abashed of him, it says in the letter.
T. H. White -- The Once and Future King
Harry had thought the breakout from Azkaban might have humbled Umbridge a little, that she might have been abashed at the catastrophe that had occurred right under the nose of her beloved Fudge.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
He said it defiantly, then was silent, abashed and somehow sorry he had said it.
Hal Borland -- When the Legends Die
Finally, the deputies returned abashed to their constituents, pronouncing the matter too weighty to be handled, except by a council of the churches, if, indeed, it might not require a general synod.
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The Minister’s Black Veil
Riddle did not look remotely abashed; he was still staring coldly and appraisingly at Dumbledore.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
’My dear Jane,’ faltered my mother, a little abashed by the harsh tone of this inquiry, ’I find that the baby’s eyes and Davy’s are exactly alike.’
Charles Dickens -- David Copperfield
He looked mildly abashed.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Glass
Franklin Clarke looked a little abashed.
Agatha Christie -- The ABC Murders
They heard, and were abashed, and up they sprung Upon the wing, as when men wont to watch On duty, sleeping found by whom they dread, Rouse and bestir themselves ere well awake.
John Milton -- Paradise Lost
’Perhaps not,’ said Sam abashed.
J.R.R. Tolkien -- The Return of the King
Where’er ye go to feast or festival, No merrymaking will it prove for you, But oft abashed in tears ye will return.