Crush and Mortify


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Crush verb – Humiliate or depress completely.
Usage example: She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation

Mortify is a synonym for crush in humiliate topic. In some cases you can use "Mortify" instead a verb "Crush", when it comes to topics like demoralize.
Nearby Words: crushed, crushing, crusher
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Mortify verb – To throw into a state of self-conscious distress.
Crush is a synonym for mortify in embarrass topic. Sometimes you can use "Crush" instead a verb "Mortify", if it concerns topics such as humiliate.
Nearby Words: mortification, mortified, mortifying
Synonyms for Mortify
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