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One entry found for mortify.
Main Entry: mor·ti·fy
Pronunciation: primarystressmodotrt-schwa-secondarystressfimacr
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -fied; -fy·ing
1 : to attempt to reduce or control bodily needs and desires through punishment and self-denial
2 : to embarrass greatly : HUMILIATE
- mor·ti·fi·ca·tion /secondarystressmodotrt-schwa-fschwa-primarystresskamacr-shschwan/ noun

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