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Word: abash

Definition: embarrass

More Vocab Words

::: atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
::: piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
::: unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
::: expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
::: covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
::: tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
::: aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
::: engender - cause; produce; give rise to
::: gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
::: malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)