done in a way that is intended or planned [= on purpose, intentionally]:
He deliberately upset her.
past tense and past participle withheld [transitive]
to refuse to give someone something:
to not allow someone to take part in something or not allow them to enter a place, especially in a way that seems wrong or unfair [≠ include]:
a mainstream exhibition that excluded women artists
done without an acceptable reason:
unjustified price increases
to make someone feel ashamed or stupid, especially when other people are present [= embarrass]:
Her boss humiliated her in front of all her colleagues.
information that is passed from one person to another about other people's behaviour and private lives, often including unkind or untrue remarks
the past tense and past participle of stick
something sticks, it becomes fixed in one position and is difficult to move:
This door keeps sticking.
If you get stuck, you don't know how to continue
a line with irregular curves: