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Word: abash

Definition: embarrass


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::: premonitory - serving to warn
::: palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
::: colossal - huge
::: ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
::: confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
::: overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
::: saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
::: scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
::: bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
::: prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)