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1) abase. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See synonyms at degrade. Middle English abassen, from Old French abaissier : Latin ad-, ad- + Vulgar Latin *bassire (from Medieval Latin bassus, low).a·basement -NOUN...

2) Mecca Suras. The Chapter of the Inevitable. 1909-14. Chapters from the Koran. The Harvard Classics
...God. 1 When the inevitable 1 happens; none shall call its happening a lie!—abasing—exalting! 2 When the earth shall quake, quaking! and the mountains shall crumble,...

3) 2 Corinthians 11. The Holy Bible: King James Version.
...been thoroughly made manifest among you in all things. 7 ¶ Have I committed an offense in abasing myself that ye might be exalted, because I have preached to you...

4) The Second Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians. XI. 1909-14. The Epistles of Paul to the Corinthians. The Harvard Classics
...way have we made this manifest unto you in all things. [7] Or did I commit a sin in abasing myself that ye might be exalted, because I preached 7 to you the gospel...

5) Of Cunning. XXII. Bacon, Francis. 1909-14. Essays, Civil and Moral. The Harvard Classics
...that have secret hearts and transparent countenances. Yet this would be done with a demure abasing of your eye sometimes, as the Jesuits also do use. 2 Another is,...

6) Chapter III. Part VI. Tolstoy, Leo. 1917. Anna Karenin. Vols. XVI & XVII. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...made her smile; but the last link in it was that her husband, in exalting his brother and abasing himself, was not quite sincere. Kitty knew that this insincerity...

7) Nights 3-9. The Story of the Young King of the Black Islands. 1909-14. Stories from the Thousand and One Nights. The Harvard Classics
...became dark before my face, and I knew not where I was.—My cousin still stood weeping, and abasing herself before him, and said, O my beloved, and treasure of my...

8) Nights 566-578. The Story of the City of Brass. 1909-14. Stories from the Thousand and One Nights. The Harvard Classics
...troops became abject unto me, and Esh-Sham from Misr unto Adnan. In glory I reigned, abasing their Kings, the people of the earth fearing my dominion; And I beheld...

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