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Copy editors have to be very careful with the word abash. They must make certain that a space doesn’t surreptitiously slip in between the a and the bash. Otherwise, there could be legal problems. Rather than thinking that someone’s self esteem was destroyed (the meaning of abashed) they might think that they were physically struck […]