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present tense third-person singular of abase
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as in discredits
to reduce to a lower standing in one's own eyes or in others' eyes I certainly don't abase myself when I do good, honest manual labor

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“Abases.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abases. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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