abase oneself

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Definition of abase oneself

formal
: to behave in a way that makes one seem lower or less deserving of respect politicians abasing themselves before wealthy businessmen

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“Abase oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abase%20oneself. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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