It would have been useless; nothing could alter or abash her inherent unmorality.
“She striveth alway to abash (frighten) and trouble me,” sighed Maude.
It is impossible to outface Milton, or to abash him with praise.
"Nothing in the world can abash me now," I thought as I wandered carelessly about the salon.
The presence of the strangers did not abash her in the least.
Her reticence in that respect, however, did not in the least abash Jesse.
Divers flocks of clouds, camp-followers of the storm, could not abash her.
And yet, what other course had I to take with a man whom no denial, no scorn could abash?
Nor did her presence in the least abash the boys, for they saw no impropriety in the act.
As I said before, those gentlemen-rascals are hard to abash.