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Word: abash

Definition: embarrass


More Vocab Words

::: quotidian - daily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
::: repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
::: gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
::: serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
::: benison - blessing
::: cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
::: affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
::: piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
::: civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic