|1.||[ verb ] cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of|
|Synonyms:||humiliate humble abase chagrin|
"He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
|Related terms:||hurt degrade crush humiliation chagrin humiliation humiliation|
|2.||[ verb ] hold within limits and control|
"subdue one's appetites" "mortify the flesh"
|Related terms:||control abstain|
|3.||[ verb ] practice self-denial of one's body and appetites|
|4.||[ verb ] (medicine) undergo necrosis|
|Synonyms:||gangrene sphacelate necrose|
"the tissue around the wound necrosed"
|Related terms:||waste gangrene|