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- ‘Her cheeks growing red, she looked to Adam, and brushing aside her own abashment, revealed, ‘We've heard all about your recent adventures, and my, my, have you two ever been busy!’’
- ‘Lorelei looked down onto her hands in abashment.’
- ‘She herself is having trouble accepting the rush of success, smiling with some abashment.’
- ‘He tells that story, without abashment, with pride almost, but then being who he is he can get away with it.’
- ‘He stopped and crossed his eyes, his expression conveying abashment.’
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