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abashed
used in Anne Of Green Gables

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Definition
to be embarrassed or self-conscious
  • 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.
    Chapter 9 — Mrs. Rachel Lynde Is Properly Horrified (30% in)
  • The two little country girls were rather abashed by the splendor of the parlor where Miss Barry left them when she went to see about dinner.
    Chapter 29 — An Epoch in Anne's Life (46% in)

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