other words for mortify
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When too roughly frolicsome, he rebuked them gently, so as not to mortify them, or spoil the natural buoyancy of their character.
The last wish I have, Lieutenant, would be to mortify Mabel.
His spirit began thus early to mortify the body, in order to give itself without distraction to elevated contemplation.
If you mortify this faculty of the soul, it may be a great assistance to your devotion.
Mortify the flesh, and keep it in an obedient dependence on the soul, and you will not be captivated by sloth.
All her friends have been, and it seemed to mortify her that Joyce was ahead of her there.
He preferred to have them draw lots, that he might not mortify such brave men.
I hope you will be able to come also during Lent, although we are told that at that time God wishes us to mortify our senses.
Confess them without ceasing, mortify them without mercy, and slay them, and give no quarter.
Sometimes the mere omission of a man's name from a list of authors can mortify and injure.
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