Embarras

or Em·barrass

[am-braw]
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noun

a river in E Illinois, flowing S and SE to the Wabash River. 185 miles (298 km) long.

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Word Origin and History for embarras
n.

1660s, from French embarras "obstacle;" see embarrass.

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