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embarrassverb [T]

 us   /ɪmˈbær·əs/
to cause someone to feel anxious, ashamed, or uncomfortable: He knew that letter would embarrass him and later he tried to get rid of it.
adjective  us   /ɪmˈbær·əst/
They sat in embarrassed silence.
adjective  us   /ɪmˈbær·ə·sɪŋ/
[+ to infinitive] It’s embarrassing to be caught telling a lie.
adverb  us   /ɪmˈbær·ə·siŋ·li/
an embarrassingly poor performance
noun [C/U]  us   /ɪmˈbær·əs·mənt/
[U] She forgot her lines and blushed with embarrassment.
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