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English verb: abash

1. abash (emotion) cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious

ExamplesThe bad news will abash him, The good news will abash her


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset

Narrower (hyponym)confuse, disconcert, flurry, put off

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