He stood there, looking shamefaced.
the newspaper offered a shamefaced apology for having published photographs that were later exposed as fakes
Recent Examples on the WebHis Memoirs contain only a single, shamefaced mention of this wife’s name.
Benjamin Kunkel, The New Republic, 2 July 2018
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