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  1. embarrass

    • IPA[ˌimˈberəs]

    美式

    • v.
      cause (someone) to feel awkward, self-conscious, or ashamed;be caused financial difficulties
    • verb: embarrass, 3rd person present: embarrasses, gerund or present participle: embarrassing, past tense: embarrassed, past participle: embarrassed

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    動詞

    • 1. cause (someone) to feel awkward, self-conscious, or ashamed she wouldn't embarrass either of them by making a scene
    • be caused financial difficulties he would be embarrassed by an inheritance tax
    • hamper or impede (a person, movement, or action) the state of the rivers will embarrass the enemy in a considerable degree
    • make difficult or intricate; complicate.
    • adj.
      feeling or showing embarrassment: I felt quite embarrassed whenever I talked to her an embarrassed silence

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      feeling or showing embarrassment: an embarrassed silence he became embarrassed at his own effusiveness

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ɪmˈbarəs]

    英式

    • v.
      cause (someone) to feel awkward, self-conscious, or ashamed: she wouldn't embarrass either of them by making a scene

    Oxford Dictionary