[ adverb ] in a shamefaced manner


"quarrels and dissensions ensued among the cast, most of whom hurriedly and shamefacedly handed over their parts to understudies"

Used in print

(Philip Reaves, "Who Rules the Marriage Bed?"...)

Wives of the period shamefacedly thought_of themselves as `` used '' by their husbands - and , history indicates , they often quite literally were .

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