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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To lower in position, estimation, or the like; degrade.

Usage examples (32)
  • Verb (used with object), : He abased his head
  • Then did mother unholy to son that knew not abase her,
  • Steel could a mountain abase, no loftier any thro 'heaven's
  • As I do abase myself, as all unworthy the vocation I chose. for more
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