The definition of abase means to make someone lower, either by making him feel humiliated or by actually demoting his position.
To cause to feel chagrin; embarrass or distress
To hurt the pride or dignity of by causing to be or seem foolish or contemptible; mortify
To wallow in what is low or contemptible
I do shame / To think of what a noble strain you are. ""” Shakespeare.
To reduce is to make something smaller or to become or feel smaller, or forcing someone into a less desirable position.
To cause someone to become quiet.
To have intentions of a specified kind; be disposed:
To reduce in standing or respect.
To praise too much, untruly, or insincerely, as in order to win favor
To cause to feel self-conscious, confused, and ill at ease; disconcert; fluster
To efface is defined as to make yourself inconspicuous or hidden from attention, or to erase something or consciously forget something.
To deprive of favor or good repute; treat with disfavor:
To denigrate is to belittle or attack someone's reputation.
To lower the spirits of; dishearten.
(Geology) To reduce in altitude or magnitude, as hills and mountains; to wear down.
To lower in character, quality, or value; degrade.
To cringe is to draw back or to move your face or body in order to shrink from danger or fear.
To cause to be silent; still; quiet
To silence or fluster, as with crushing words:
To refuse to believe; reject:
To cause to be ashamed; abash:
To cause to overturn; knock or tip over:
To reduce or lessen the size or importance of:
To be a reason for disbelieving or distrusting; cast doubt on
(--- Archaic) To cause to feel embarrassment.
To counteract the normal operation of (an automatic control).
To reduce to a lower grade; lower in rank
To restrain from excess; subdue
Praise is defined as to give someone approval, or to thank God.
To urge the adoption of; advocate:
To praise extravagantly; honor; extol
To glorify, praise, or honor.
To gain (a prize) by succeeding in competition or contest.
To abide by an agreement.
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