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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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The formermodel shrugged off the gaffe, tweeting last night : "No embarrassment here.
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.
Researchers at the University of California who carried out the study, found that embarrassment is a good thing-in fact, embarrassment is one emotional signature of a person to whom you can entrust valuable resources.
A fury in the words; love and embarrassment in Shakespeare's Venice.
Ingrid Simler, a lawyer for UK Uncut, said, 'The reputation and standing of officials or of HMRC, and potential embarrassment to a minister, is not a relevant matter to take into account when deciding to waive collection of several million pounds of interest.
The admission was pretty small stuff compared to the NS A revelations, but it was a major embarrassment for President Dilma Rousseff (photo), who canceled a state visit to the United States, taking offense that the United States would spy on a friendly Brazil.
Her colleague Jan Williams, RN, also a CMRC regional coordinator, added, "Incontinence is an embarrassment that governs their lives.
Just such a fear is very relevant to a cancer, and testicular cancer is a case in point, where embarrassment and stigma are commonly an issue, and even wholesale denial may have operated for a considerable time.
Brushing up on the IT audit is key--especially in light of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act--lest executives find themselves adrift in heartache, embarrassment, and lost business brought about by system flaws.
I'm just relieved it's over and that no other student in Clay County will have to go through the embarrassment, humiliation, and frustration I went through," said Davis, who is now attending the University of South Florida.
It's an absolute disgrace and an embarrassment that Senators Feingold, Boxer, and Harkin are the only Senators with the courage to risk their careers by speaking up even for censure.