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1

Abase

Deprive of self-esteem or confidence

2

Beleaguer

Harass, besiege

3

Carp

Nag

4

Discomfit

Defeat, frustrate, confuse

5

Eschew

To have nothing to do with

6

Lambaste

Punish, beat

7

Loathe

Dislike strongly

8

Repine

Complain

9

Suborn

Invite to commit crime

10

Sully

Soil, stain

11

Wheedle

Talk into

12

Blandish

To coax or influence by flattery; wheedle

13

Cajole

To persuade by flattery or promises; wheedle

14

Upbraid

To reproach or censure severely

15

Umbrage

Offense, annoyance, displeasure

16

Ignominous

Deserving or causing public disgrace or shame