mortify[ mawr-tuh-fahy ]SEE DEFINITION OF mortify
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MORTIFY
The intention is, I tell you plainly, to mortify you into a sense of your duty.
But your kings do not allow so small a thing to vex or mortify them.
Though I showed nothing of it, it served only to mortify me.
To mortify her the more, she was landed at Traitors' Stairs.
But she passed the matter over in silence, not caring to mortify him.
I did not wish to mortify the old gentleman and spoil his shortlived joy.
On the contrary, he seemed to redouble his efforts to mortify his son.
If ye through the spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.
Then you must mortify him with a patch; my wife shall supply you.
We fast, we mortify ourselves—I have felt it all myself—to partake of divinity.