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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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It, therefore, called on President Buhari to sanction the officials responsible for this national embarrassment to avoid future avoidable mistakes.
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Two anonymous auto-administered questionnaires were specifically designed to collect basic epidemiological data, document medical history, and assess the quality of information provided, along with prevalence and level (0-10 numerical visual analog rating scale) of anxiety, pain, and embarrassment experienced before and/or during the procedures.
The formermodel shrugged off the gaffe, tweeting last night : "No embarrassment here.
But if the embarrassment she dreaded materializes, it would not translate into a lasting strong unpleasant sensation--dreaded as it may have been.
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A fury in the words; love and embarrassment in Shakespeare's Venice.
I remember people down south claiming Motherwell's 6–6 draw with Hibs a few years back was an embarrassment for Scottish football.
He said "It's an embarrassment being a professional footballer (and doing that).
United States Ambassador in Islamabad Cameroon Munter visited a mosque in Lahore as one of the officials accompanying him entered in the holy place with shoes causing embarrassment to the envoy.