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A first-time candidate, Hernandez is eager to breathe new life into the local party even if she was mortified by the public display when she first saw her photo on a campaign sign in town.

Fallon: Christopher Meloni is perfectly cast as a father who lives to mortify his teenage kids.

His low cunning invents numerous occasions to mortify and harass me.

In one case, indeed, I think he went too far in this compliance, and the result was to mortify her not a little.

She goes on to describe her subsequent attempts to mortify the flesh by means of fasting.

He wished to mortify me, and please his favorite; but had no desire to dismiss me his service.

Party writers assert that he was brought here in preference to any other spot, in order to mortify the citizens with the sight.

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On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mortify, such as: annoy, chagrin, confound, deflate, disgrace, and displease.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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