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humiliate
used in Atonement

4 uses
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Definition
extremely embarrass (decrease dignity, self-respect, or pride — especially in front of others)
  • The idea was to humiliate him.
    Part 1 (41% in)
  • The scene was novel, the spectators were an unusual element, but the dilemma was familiar enough: how to keep the peace and not humiliate her mother.
    Part 1 (55% in)
  • She came away humiliated, and felt a hollow sensation spreading in her stomach.
    Part 3 (24% in)
  • At that moment, nothing would have been more humiliating.
    Part 3 (71% in)

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