- a river in E Illinois, flowing S and SE to the Wabash River. 185 miles (298 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for embarras
I can easily enter into the embarras of your present situation.The Letters of Robert Burns
Sometimes they had to force their way through an embarras, as the voyageurs call a pile of driftwood.The Young Alaskans on the Trail
The symptoms are such as belong to acute indigestion and the embarras gastrique of French authors.
A bibliography, if there be one, would be most likely an embarras de richesse.
So thorough an illustration of an embarras des richesses is not often met with in history.The Comic History of Rome
Gilbert Abbott Becket
Word Origin and History for embarras
1660s, from French embarras "obstacle;" see embarrass.
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