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humiliate

Synonyms of humiliate in English:

verb

  • you'll humiliate me in front of the whole school
    embarrass, mortify, humble, show up, shame, make ashamed, put to shame;
    disgrace, discomfit, chasten, subdue, abash, abase, debase, demean, degrade, deflate, crush, quash, squash, bring down, bring low, cause to feel small, cause to lose face, make someone eat humble pie, take down a peg or two
    informal put down, cut down to size, settle someone's hash
    North American informal make someone eat crow
    US informal own
    [Antonyms] aggrandize
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