shamefaced


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extremely modest or shy

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showing a sense of shame

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showing a sense of guilt

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My daughter wanted to climb it too and when I chided her for wanting to do so by telling her to respect the once majestic tree, it was in a sad condition with major branches removed and the burned middle part, those that heard came down shamefaced.
HERO & ZERO Mikel on a high with pal Lampard at the Bridge - and shamefaced Frank (inset) after he scored against Chelsea at the Etihad
DEAR Editor, On September 4 Birmingham City Council planning committee made a shamefaced decision to reluctantly pass the third application by Persimmon to redevelop the Martineau Centre, in Balden Road, Harborne, because of a contract drawn up between Persimmon and the council in 2012 - despite having received over 700 objections from the local community.
I'm sure Fox will be too shamefaced to appear at the event.
You'd expect the player to be shamefaced about his latest indiscretion and his colleagues to keep quiet.
Australian TV interviewer and former tennis player Renae Stubbs was left shamefaced after she asked Serena as to what the American ace got her sister Venus for Christmas, in an on-court interview.
Shamefaced, I quickly rounded up my clan and headed for the school gates.
Lloyd is back, and a little shamefaced after an ill-advised property deal.
In Manchester some shamefaced defendants appeared to have got caught up in the general lawlessness and looked contrite as they stood in the dock, while others, with long records, shrugged their shoulders.
Though following the WikiLeaks expose, America has been left shamefaced over its war on terror in Afghanistan, Thiessen writes on Bush's Operation Enduring Freedom, " This operation removed the Taliban from power, captured or killed hundreds of Taliban and al- Qaeda fighters, shut down terrorist camps where the enemy planned the 9/ 11, and liberated 25 million Afghans.
At least," I told my shamefaced wife at the end of the torturous evening, "we come away from these nights with a more rounded knowledge of world affairs.
She'd have had a hand in crafting his new shamefaced statement confessing his infidelity.
All other results vary from satisfactory to so spectacularly profitable that they are too shamefaced to tell us.
We're reminded that you can be king of that little hill, standing on the mound one minute, and sitting shamefaced in the dugout the next.