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English verb: humiliate

1. humiliate (emotion) cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of


SamplesHe humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss.


ExamplesSam cannot humiliate Sue


Synonymsabase, chagrin, humble, mortify


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


Broader (hypernym)bruise, hurt, injure, offend, spite, wound


Narrower (hyponym)crush, degrade, demean, demolish, disgrace, put down, smash, take down









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