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  • cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"

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  • Abase: Abase may refer to: Self-abasement Amira Abase, Shamima Begum and Kadiza Sultana Abase, a simple computer game from the book What to Do After You Hit Return
  • Self-abasement: Self-abasement is voluntary self-punishment or humiliation in order to atone for some real or imagined wrongdoing. Self-abasement might have a religious
  • Amira Abase, Shamima Begum and Kadiza Sultana: Amira Abase, Shamima Begum and Kadiza Sultana are three British schoolgirls from the Bethnal Green Academy in London who left home in February 2015 to

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* The people of the United States, perhaps more than any other nation in history, love to abase themselves and proclaim their unworthiness, and seem to find refreshment in doing so... That is a dark frivolity, but still frivolity. - Robertson Davies


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