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To make someone feel ashamed or embarrassed

embarrass

verb

to make someone feel nervous, ashamed, or stupid in a social situation

humiliate

verb

to make someone feel very embarrassed and ashamed

shame

verb

to make someone feel guilty or embarrassed

inhibit

verb

to make someone feel too embarrassed or not confident enough to behave or speak in a normal way

tease

verb

to say something to someone in order to have fun by embarrassing or annoying them slightly in either a friendly or an unkind way

degrade

verb

to treat someone in a way that makes them stop respecting themselves or that makes other people stop respecting them

crush

verb

to make someone feel disappointed, embarrassed, or upset

wither

verb

to make someone feel silly or ashamed

show up

to behave in a way that makes someone who you are with feel embarrassed

make someone’s toes curl

to make someone feel extremely embarrassed

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