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im be ruh sing

  • v  cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
  • v  hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
  • s  hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
    awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion
  • s  causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation
    the embarrassing moment when she found her petticoat down around her ankles

  • It was one of the Justice Department's most embarrassing legal setbacks since 911.
  • If you're not superspy material, don't worry: the Aquada comes with special sensors that keep it from accidentally transforming itself at embarrassing momentssay, when you're .
  • Baedeker calls Paddington "uninteresting," but a lot of people sniping at the Church of England have recently made London's northwest district the most embarrassingly lively.
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  • David Letterman in ABC News
    My response to that [allegation] is, 'Yes I have.' Would it be embarrassing if it were made public? Perhaps it would,Letterman said.
  • Henry Paulson in ABC News
    I share the outrage that people have,Paulson said. "It's embarrassing to look at this. I think it's embarrassing to the United States of America. There is a lot of blame to go around."
  • Ron Washington in USA Today
    I made a grave mistake,said Washington, who offered his resignation last July. "I brought shame to my family. I hurt a lot of people. I hurt myself. If I could take it back, I would. It's embarrassing. But I'm not going to hide. I'm going...

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