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Definition 1: cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious - [verb of emotion]

Synonyms for embarrass in the sense of this definition

(embarrass is a kind of ...) cause to lose one's composure

(... is a kind of embarrass ) cause to feel embarrassment

"The constant attention of the young man confused her"

Samples where embarrass or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His brother blocked him at every turn

Synonyms for embarrass in the sense of this definition

(embarrass is a kind of ...) keep from happening or arising; make impossible

"My sense of tact forbids an honest answer" "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"

(... is a kind of embarrass ) obstruct or hinder any discussion

"Nixon stonewalled the Watergate investigation" "When she doesn't like to face a problem, she simply stonewalls"

(... is a kind of embarrass ) obstruct deliberately by delaying

(... is a kind of embarrass ) block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey

(... is a kind of embarrass ) prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury

(... is a kind of embarrass ) slow down or impede by creating an obstruction

"His laziness has bottlenecked our efforts to reform the system"

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