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embarrass

 [em-bar´as]
to impede the function of; to obstruct.

embarrass

/em·bar·rass/ (em-bar´as) to impede the function of; to obstruct.

embarrass

(ĕm-băr′ăs)
To interfere with or compromise function.

embarrass

to impede the function of; to obstruct.
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Embarrassing for debt junkie George Osborne that he borrowed PS50billion more last year alone than was predicted in 2010.
The Embarrassing Bodies team are back on the road to tackle even more of the nation's embarrassing medical conditions in urgent need of attention and the BAFTA awardwinning series is visiting Newcastle for two days only.
The programme makers have gone back on the road to tackle even more of the nation's embarrassing medical conditions in urgent need of attention and the BAFTA award-winning series is visiting Newcastle for two days only.
The Scot said: "I'm not sure what to make of it really, embarrassing.
With her wealth of medical experience, Dr Dawn will be on hand to offer medical advice at limited appointments throughout the day at the special Embarrassing Bodies mobile clinic situated at the centre of the event site on the main field.
OK, that incident really wasn't all that embarrassing, and I ended up laughing right along with him.
He added: "It is frustrating and embarrassing at times.
As the nation's waistband expands, Embarrassing Fat Bodies, the show's working title, will look at the physical conditions caused by obesity as well as the long-lasting effect being overweight has on the body internally and externally, even once a person has lost weight.
Sometimes the embarrassing problems turn out to be not so embarrassing at all and easily tackled by a simple course of treatment, but in some cases people find themselves being booked into the nearest operating theatre.
Given the massive civilian carnage in Iraq and the now legendary stupidity of our alleged "smart bombs" this was plausible--though highly unlikely and embarrassing nonetheless on a whole bunch of other fronts.
To me the whole situation regarding comments on politicians voiced by some priests and Cardinals--those who are, or who are not in support of politicians who openly support abortion and gay "marriage"--is extremely embarrassing, especially for those outside and even for those within the Church.