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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of shame.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. suffering shame
  • adj. showing a sense of guilt


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  • I think 95% of the population hangs its head in shamed ambarrassment at the way a small hardcore of British tourists behave abroad.

    Flaming Sambuca anyone ?

  • No. We leave our childhoods behind by starting our periods in shamed silence or losing our virginity in the backseat of a boyfriend's car.

    Maid in Mexico - an excerpt from the book: Agave Marias

  • The Director of the Red Cross was forced to resign in shamed because they (Red Cross) scimmed several millions from donations to the victims to replace their communication system.

    Think Progress » “Embattled FEMA head Mike Brown

  • And I agree that being shamed is not the same as being ashamed, so I’m glad you have the strength to keep writing your stories.

    Shame And The Written Mom | Her Bad Mother

  • He resigns in order to avoid being shamed, which is the proper way to respond.

    Samantha Zalaznick: Mad Men Recap: The Shame Game

  • Mrs. Lawrence, who had been suffering from the cruel malady known as a shamed and broken heart, sat by her husband, speaking words of cheer and tenderness.

    Betty at Fort Blizzard

  • From a sitting posture he sprang to his feet at one bound, darted through the doorway of the hut, cleared the low parapet like a deer, and went down the zigzag path in a succession of leaps that might have shamed a kangaroo.

    The Prairie Chief

  • In the grand pantheon of "shamed" celebrities, Gibson stands at least as tall as Tyson, and his involvement would certainly be something of a coup for director Todd Phillips and his creative team: how else, after all, do you top Tyson and his tiger?

    Will Hangover 2 cameo give Mel Gibson more headaches?

  • This isn't a new Coburn hold, but it defies the theory -- proffered by Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) -- that Republicans can be "shamed" into giving up their objections.

    Tom Coburn blocks Dana Perino

  • Mr. Wu notes that Apple, which at first forbade some competing applications, was " shamed " into allowing apps like Skype and Google Voice on its phones.

    The Power To Control


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