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embarrass

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

embarrass

(ĕm-băr′ăs)
To interfere with or compromise function.
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It has totally abandoned its constitutional role and is embarrassingly struggling with the 2nd respondent (Buhari) as to who will provide a better defence for him'.
My own stag do was embarrassingly tame and the shame still haunts me.
I don't want to take things away from Swansea because they were embarrassingly good, the cleverness of all of it and we want to aspire to be like them.
"The Fred campaign is embarrassingly similar to the one David Yurman ran a year ago," a Yurman rep told Page Six.
Their standard speaks about Poland as a nation and they are embarrassingly neglected at the moment."
A BUGGY driver from ABC television found himself embarrassingly in front of the cameras, when he abandoned his vehicle directly in Tiger Woods' line of sight as he was preparing to drive from the seventh tee, holding up play for several minutes.
SPAIN extended their unbeaten run to 33 matches with an embarrassingly one-sided 5-0 win over New Zealand in their Confederations Cup opener.
IF one didn't already feel embarrassingly inadequate next to the rugged, 'I drank my own wee to survive in the Sahara' types such as Bear Grylls, then along comes Monty Halls.
I have infinite respect for your opinions, and as an avid reader and owner of an embarrassingly large library, I love the physical presence of books.
Who on earth thought up such an embarrassingly bad format when all the average rugby fan wants is to hear what the pundits thought of the display and what the prospects are for the following Saturday?
Before this windfall was pumped into training, our record in international sport was too often embarrassingly woeful.
Embarrassingly, nothing has been won from that day until now.