In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Throughout history a doffed hat has symbolized defeat, humility and abasement before one's betters.
- She allows us to examine our own appetites for public abasement without feeling guilty.
- Perhaps what takes Hamlet so much time in the play is that a ritual of abasement needs to performed.
- I beg that someone will recognise my abasement and meet my very human but mutually exclusive needs.
- Welcome to the complete and total abasement of our Party.
- It is not so much an abasement of self as an acknowledgment that one's own way may not be the only or even the best way.
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