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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a guilty, extremely modest, or shy manner.

Usage examples (40)
  • Quarrels and dissensions ensued among the cast, most of whom hurriedly and shamefacedly handed over their parts to understudies
  • Adjective : shamefaced apologies
  • "I'm the psychologist on call," I said shamefacedly.
  • “I kissed them,” he rejoined, rather shamefacedly. for more
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