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embarrass

verb [T] uk   /ɪmˈbær.əs/ us    /-ˈber-/
C2 to cause someone to feel nervous, worried, or uncomfortable: You're embarrassing him with your compliments! I didn't want to embarrass her in front of her friends.
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