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sheepish

  
  
abashed, ashamed, chagrined, embarrassed, foolish, mortified, self-conscious, shamefaced, silly, uncomfortable  
  
Antonyms     
   assertive, audacious, bold, brash, brass-necked     (Brit. informal)   brazen, confident, intractable, obdurate, unabashed, unapologetic, unblushing, unembarrassed  
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sheepish

  
  
If you look sheepish, you look slightly embarrassed because you feel foolish or you have done something silly.      adj  
The couple leapt apart when she walked in on them and later came downstairs looking sheepish.     

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sheep, shrewish, sheen, sheet

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