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embarrassingadjective

uk   /ɪmˈbær.ə.sɪŋ/  us   /-ˈber-/
B1 making you ​feelembarrassed: an embarrassing ​situation [+ to infinitive] It's embarrassing to be ​caughttelling a ​lie. My most embarrassing ​moment was ​trying to ​introduce a woman whose ​name I couldn't ​remember.
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adverb uk   us   /-li/
an embarrassingly ​poorperformance/​loudvoice
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