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verb (mortif, i, ed)
  1. (italbrac, usually used passively) to embarrass
I was so mortified I could have died right there, instead I fainted, but I swore I'd never let that happen to me again.
  1. to discipline oneself by suppressing desires
Some people seek sainthood by mortifying the body. I wonder if such ascetics are masochists?
  1. (context, medicine) (of part of the body) to die
The loss of blood flow caused the toe to and they had to amputate the foot to save the life.

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