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compromising

adjective uk   /ˈkɒm.prə.maɪ.zɪŋ/ us    /ˈkɑːm-/
causing damage to the reputation of someone, especially making known that they have had a sexual relationship with someone who is considered unsuitable: Photographs were published of her in a compromising position/situation with her bodyguard.Damaging reputationDisapproving and criticizing
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