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abashed
used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
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Definition
to be embarrassed or self-conscious
  • Startled, at first abashed, Charles blushed at the rebuff and then, seeing how her eyes were fastened on his sister, he smiled.
    1.6 (44% in)
  • And how abashed he was, facing Ellen on the morning after.
    4.39 (60% in)
  • At Belle Watling's sporting house," said Rhett, looking abashed.
    4.45 (69% in)
  • They had hushed abashed as she entered and Melanie had arisen, laughing and clutching at hairpins and flying curls from where she was crouching behind the sofa.
    5.56 (20% in)

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