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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To cause to experience discomfort or self-consciousness.

Usage examples (26)
  • A sudden case of stage fright rendered Madeline too shy and embarrassed to perform her piano recital.
  • Croatian government wanted to "embarrass" him and the South African government.
  • This was supposedly to keep the debate free from attempts to "embarrass" people.
  • If you Google "embarrass," the first thing that comes up is embarrass, Minnesota. for more
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