ABASH's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of abash
Definition:
v. embarrass; make ashamed or uneasy; disconcert
Example:
Her open admiration should not abash him at all.
Sentence in Classic:
The titter that rippled around the room appeared to abash the boy, but in reality that result was caused rather more by his worshipful awe of his unknown idol and the dread pleasure that lay in his high good fortune.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Aunt Polly, Mary, and the Harpers threw themselves upon their restored ones, smothered them with kisses and poured out thanksgivings, while poor Huck stood abashed and uncomfortable, not knowing exactly what to do or where to hide from so many unwelcoming eyes.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
One hall was more magnificent than the other; one might indeed well be abashed; and at last they came into the bedchamber.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
But the sick man, though he seemed and was indifferent about it, was not angry, but only abashed, and on the whole as it were interested in what she was doing with him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I felt abashed and asked whether what he had been saying did not concern me; but he did not reply, gave me a kind look, and then we suddenly found ourselves in my bedroom where there is a double bed.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The officer appeared abashed, as though he understood that one might think of how many men would be missing tomorrow but ought not to speak of it.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Heep was rather abashed, as most people might have been, by this explosion; which derived great additional force from the indignant manner in which my aunt afterwards moved in her chair, and shook her head as if she were making snaps or bounces at him.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Louisa stood looking at the pretty modest head, as it drooped abashed before her, until it was raised again to glance at her face.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
That is to say, should he not play the fool in a buffet to such an extent as to make very one smile, you may be sure that he was engaged in lying to a degree which at times abashed even himself.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Startled, at first abashed, Charles blushed at the rebuff and then, seeing how her eyes were fastened on his sister, he smiled.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context