verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of embarrass
synonym study for embarrass
OTHER WORDS FROM embarrassem·bar·rassed·ly [em-bar-uhst-lee, -uh-sid-lee] /ɛmˈbær əst li, -ə sɪd li/, adverbem·bar·rass·ing·ly, adverbpre·em·bar·rass, verb (used with object)un·em·bar·rassed, adjective
Words nearby embarrass
Definition for embarrasses (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for embarrasses
I practise political virtue: it embarrasses the world, it fogs them, it seems original, because so unnecessary.The Weavers, Complete|Gilbert Parker
I have the choice of weapons, and that is what embarrasses me; that is the difficulty.Paul and His Dog, v.2 (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XIV)|Charles Paul de Kock
Royalty embarrassed the constitution; and all that embarrasses injures.History of the Girondists, Volume I|Alphonse de Lamartine
You may get clear of the difficulty that embarrasses you by a door which opens into a field of honour and liberty.The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete|Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz
A number of talkers lengthens discussions, and often embarrasses instead of aiding a settlement.