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synonyms for abash

  • disconcert
  • rattle
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How to use abash in a sentence

Rag′abash, a low fellow; Rag′amuffin, a low, disreputable person.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Nor did her presence in the least abash the boys, for they saw no impropriety in the act.
SOUTH AND SOUTH CENTRAL AFRICAH. FRANCES DAVIDSON
Even the supreme solemnity of the Wafer borne through the kneeling streets cannot abash the trustful gaze of childhood.
SPANISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYSKATHARINE LEE BATES
How strong and pure the fire in her must be when her father's presence could not abash her from this betrayal of her love!
A MODERN INSTANCEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
The young lady looked rather astonished, and not over well pleased, but this did not in any way abash Mr Glover.
RONALD MORTON, OR THE FIRE SHIPSW.H.G. KINGSTON
Nor was he, perhaps, without the wish in his turn to disconcert and abash the Egyptian.
THE LAST DAYS OF POMPEIIEDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
To each he made some apt reply, for even the priestesses of Baaltis could not abash Metem.
ELISSAH. RIDER HAGGARD
So he; at whose sharp reprimand abash'd The embattled host to closer conflict moved,505 Obedient to their counsellor and King.
THE ILIAD OF HOMERHOMER
The presence of the strangers did not abash her in the least.
JACKALPHONSE DAUDET
How dost thou abash this fair company with thy mournful speech.
LONG WILLFLORENCE CONVERSE
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WORDS RELATED TO ABASH

  • abash
  • annoy
  • confuse
  • crush
  • discomfit
  • discompose
  • disconcert
  • disgrace
  • dismay
  • displease
  • disquiet
  • dissatisfy
  • embarrass
  • humiliate
  • irk
  • irritate
  • mortify
  • peeve
  • perturb
  • shame
  • upset
  • vex
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