abash


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to cause (a person) to be self-consciously distressed

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Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words and never stops at all, And Sweetest in the Gale is heard; And sore must he the storm That could abash the little bird That kept so many warm I've heard it in the chillest land And on the strangest sea, Yet never, in extremity, It asked a crumb of me --Emily Dickinson, Poem 254
Hizbullah and Al Abash used heavy weapons during the August 24 clashes and at least three people were killed.
Therefore, he pleaded the court to direct the banks to hire the services of eunuchs and hermaphrodites for the purpose, as they were best suited to insist and abash the defaulters to pay back the loans while shouting outside their residences.
Hope" is the thing with feathers - That perches in the soul - And sings the tune without the words - And never stops - at all - And sweetest- in the Gale- is heard- And sore must be the storm- That could abash the little Bird That kept so many warm- I've heard it in the chillest land - And on the strangest sea - Yet, never, in Extremity, It asked a crumb - of Me.
Abash after baby Heidi's christening in Warrington was a pounds 13-a-head buffet - at a local curry house.
Abash is quickly organised and a good time is had by all, until Tony arrives to deliver a shocking revelation.