Ayn-Te-Be: to be angry, blame. ist'ataba (vb. 10) - to seek to remove; blame, seek favour/pleasure, please, be allowed to make amends for his sins, accept any excuse in defence, take favour, be allowed to approach the threshold, be given leave to seek pleasure of, regard with favours, grant goodwill. a'taba - to satisfy. ta'attab - to accuse anyone of a blameworthy action. atabatun - threshold, hold of a door, step of a ladder, ascent of hill. utba - favour granted. itab - blame, reproof, complaint, charge.