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mortify

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmortifymor‧ti‧fy /ˈmɔːtɪfaɪ $ ˈmɔːr-/ verb (mortified, mortifying, mortifies) [transitive]  1 to cause someone to feel extremely embarrassed or ashamed2 mortify the flesh/yourselfmortifying adjective→ See Verb table
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mortifyOther scholars heard that he was unwell and sent him notes made remote by their instinct that his straits must mortify him.As a teenager, making any mistake socially would have mortified me.We may imagine an ascetic who consistently chooses the sour instead of the sweet apple, in order to mortify the flesh.
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Verb table
mortify
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymortify
he, she, itmortifies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymortified
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave mortified
he, she, ithas mortified
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad mortified
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill mortify
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have mortified
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam mortifying
he, she, itis mortifying
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you, we, theyare mortifying
Past
I, he, she, itwas mortifying
you, we, theywere mortifying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been mortifying
he, she, ithas been mortifying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been mortifying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be mortifying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been mortifying
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