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abashed
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

2 uses
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Definition
to be embarrassed or self-conscious
  • During the uproar, the cardinal, no less abashed than Gringoire, had retired with all his suite, under the pretext of business and vespers, without the crowd which his arrival had so deeply stirred being in the least moved by his departure.
    1.1.5 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 5 — Quasimodo (8% in)
  • Then, while Guillaume Rym, a "sage and malicious man," as Philippe de Comines puts it, watched them both with a smile of raillery and superiority, each sought his place, the cardinal quite abashed and troubled, Coppenole tranquil and haughty, and thinking, no doubt, that his title of hosier was as good as any other, after all, and that Marie of Burgundy, mother to that Marguerite whom Coppenole was to-day bestowing in marriage, would have been less afraid of the cardinal than of the...
    1.1.4 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 4 — Master Jacques Coppenole (16% in)

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