shame-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: bring shame or dishonor upon

Commentary: Syntax Includes:

He shamed his family through a life of crime.
Jerry shamed his family's name with his actions.
The lady's infidelity shamed her husband's reputation.

VerbNet: amuse-31.1,judgment-33.1-1
FrameNet: Experiencer_obj
PropBank: shame.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: cause to feel shame

His cowardice shamed him.
The superior athlete shamed the competition by winning easily.
John shamed Mary into going to the concert.
Frank's mother shamed him for his lack of work ethic.

VerbNet: force-59-1,judgment-33.1-1
FrameNet: Experiencer_obj
PropBank: shame.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3