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Word: abash

Definition: embarrass


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::: nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
::: rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
::: drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
::: shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
::: cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
::: dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
::: apprehensive - fearful; discerning
::: tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
::: vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
::: elaboration - addition of details; intricacy