embarrass - definition and synonyms

 
verb [transitive] 

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/ɪmˈbærəs/
present tense
I/you/we/theyembarrass
he/she/itembarrasses
present participleembarrassing
past tenseembarrassed
past participleembarrassed
  1. 2
    to cause problems for someone, especially an organization or politician

    The protest may have been timed to embarrass the President.