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abashed
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

2 uses
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Definition
to be embarrassed or self-conscious
  • 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.
    Chapter 6 (78% in)
  • Aunt Polly, Mary, and the Harpers threw themselves upon their restored ones, smothered them with kisses and poured out thanksgivings, while poor Huck stood abashed and uncomfortable, not knowing exactly what to do or where to hide from so many unwelcoming eyes.
    Chapter 17 (82% in)

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