Thesaurus / abashment

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He dropped the hand that had been lightly resting on her arm, and his dapper air of self-confidence wilted in abashment.

KiloEllis Parker Butler

If abashed at heart, at least the world should be uninformed of that abashment.

It was the preacher, who with many excuses stepped in and with some abashment tried to grind out what he had to say.

On the SeaboardAugust Strindberg

The big fellow, his head hung in abashment, looked up pleadingly.

As soon as Ned and I could recover from our abashment, we also said good morning.

Phaeton RogersRossiter Johnson

Crimsoning, Alrek fell from his hill of scorn to the valley of abashment.

The Vinland ChampionsOttilie A. Liljencrantz

The hot blood mounted to the boy's cheek, whether in abashment or in anger would be impossible to say.

And much to my abashment he and the old man fell upon my neck and kissed me on both cheeks.

Oriental EncountersMarmaduke Pickthall

Mr. Garland accepted the introduction with signs of abashment, but stated his business simply.

V. V.'s EyesHenry Sydnor Harrison

He will tell you with pride rather than with abashment that he is an empleado—a State dependent.

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