Synonyms for humble pie

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Don't think that I'll have any humble pie eaten to that fellow Bellew!

I knew it was humbug; but I had to eat no end of humble pie, all the same.

Not that I am one to refuse the humble pie his jeweled fingers offer me.

"The Scornful Dog" had to eat wormwood pudding and humble pie.

I shall enjoy seeing them eat of the humble pie I can put before them.

Yes, auntie, and ready to eat all the humble pie you have prepared for me.

But it must not go too far; there were limits to the morsel of humble pie that he was disposed to swallow.

In my opinion his speech was a great imprudence, and will probably involve the necessity of our eating a great deal of humble pie.

You talk about humble pie, but I think that, upon my word—with all I've said to you—it's I who have had to eat it.

Her pen travelled with remarkable ease over the paper; the humble pie, it appeared, was being consumed without much difficulty.