Roleset id: abase.01 , to lower in estimation, humble, Source: , vncls: , framnet: abase.01: ABASE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'abase' based on expansion via VerbNet. VerbNet entry 45.4. (from abase.01-v predicate notes)
Arg0-PAG: causer of humbling (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
Arg1-PPT: entity lowered, humbled (vnrole: 45.4-patient)
Arg2-MNR: instrument, if separate from arg 0 (vnrole: 45.4-instrument)
If He seem to frown, you are then to abase yourselves as miserable wretches.
Argm-adv: If He seem to frown
Argm-prd: as miserable wretches
Example: With Agent
He felt they were degrading him by making him report to a supervisor.
Argm-mnr: by making him report to a supervisor
Example: All Arguments partially made-up
Mary abased John by humiliating him in front of his judgmental cat.
Arg2: by humiliating him in front of his judgmental cat