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humiliate

hu·mil·i·ate

humiliate

 
 
pronunciation:
hyu mI li eIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: humiliated, humiliates, humiliating
definition: to cause to lose pride or feel ashamed; embarrass.
The teasing by his friends humiliated John.
synonyms:
embarrass
antonyms:
honor
similar words:
crush, disgrace, dishonor, humble, put to shame, shame
derivations: humiliatingly (adv.), humiliator (n.)
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