Examples of abase in a sentence
<was unwilling to abase himself by pleading guilty to a crime that he did not commit>
<I certainly don't abase myself when I do good, honest manual labor.>
Origin and Etymology of abase
Middle English abassen, from Anglo-French abesser, abaisser, from a- (from Latin ad-) + -besser, from Vulgar Latin *bassiare to lower
First Known Use: 15th century
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