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embarrass

verb /imˈbӕrəs/
to cause to feel uneasy or self-conscious
avergonzar
She was embarrassed by his praise.
to involve in (especially financial) difficulties
poner en un aprieto
He was embarrassed by debts.
embarrassment noun
vergüenza
a moment of acute embarrassment.
embarrassed adjective
avergonzado
He felt embarrassed when the teacher asked him to read his essay to the class.
embarrassing adjective
embarazoso
an embarrassing incident.
(Definition of embarrass from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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