mortify
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mortify(
mawr
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dih
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fay
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. avergonzar
I was mortified to learn that my hosts had expected me to leave earlier.Me avergonzó enterarme de que mis anfitriones habían esperado que me fuera más temprano.
b. mortificar
Kitty was mortified by his rude remarks on her looks.A Kitty la mortificaron los comentarios groseros de él sobre su aspecto.
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mortify
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (religion)
a. mortificar
I was mortifiedme sentí abochornado
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mortify [ˈmɔːtɪfaɪ]
transitive verb
avergonzar
I was mortified (to find that ...) me moría de vergüenza (al descubrir que ...)
intransitive verb
(Med) gangrenarse
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