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Abased appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • An angel to Hades abased a hot leg, Nana.
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Definition of the adjective abased

What does abased mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Lowered; humbled.
  2. [heraldry] Borne lower than usual, as a fess; also, having the ends of the wings turned downward towards the point of the shield.

Definition of the verb abased

What does abased mean as a doing word?


  1. past of abase

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Google previewDictionary of Critical Realism (2015)

by Mervyn Hartwig

abased. on the traditionally feminist virtues of care, sensitivity to the suffering of others { ̧ },solidarity and TRUST«. Desire is both satisfied and, as the child grows, shaped by the REALITY PRINCIPLE into only collectively attainable WANTS ...

Google previewNew Zealand Māori Word Encyclopedia (2007)

by Sally-Anne Lambert

/ matangercngere / mehnmeha Ashamed / Spiritless hfrnene Being ashamed emi / emiemi Abashed kopikopi / mehameha Bashful numinumi Being abased hauraro [fa'amaulalo / fa'amaualalo - humble, ...

Google previewA New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1819)

Including the Latest Improvement and Discovery and the Present States of Every Branch of Human Knowledge by George Gregory

ABASED, abaisse, in heraldry, is said of the wings of eagles, &c. when the tip inclines downward to the point of the shield ; or when the wings are shut ; the natural way of bearing them being spread. A chevrond, pale, bend, &c. are also said to ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3A1S1E1D2

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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