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abashed
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
to be embarrassed or self-conscious
  • Abashed glances of servile wonder were exchanged by the sailors, as this was said; and with fascinated eyes they awaited whatever magic might follow.
    Chapters 124-126 — The Needle; The Log and Line; The Life-Buoy (26% in)
  • But at this question, Queequeg, who had twice or thrice before taken part in similar ceremonies, looked no ways abashed; but taking the offered pen, copied upon the paper, in the proper place, an exact counterpart of a queer round figure which was tattooed upon his arm; so that through Captain Peleg's obstinate mistake touching his appellative, it stood something like this:— Quohog. his X mark.
    Chapters 16-18 — The Ship; The Ramadan; His Mark (94% in)

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