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shame

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to cause (a person) to be self-consciously distressed

to make complex, intricate, or perplexing

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I should have been a little embarrassed myself if I had known earlier what sort of a contract I had on my hands.
While still continuing to visit her from time to time, from a remnant of common respect, he felt doubly embarrassed with Fleur-de-Lys; in the first place, because, in consequence of having scattered his love in all sorts of places, he had reserved very little for her; in the next place, because, amid so many stiff, formal, and decent ladies, he was in constant fear lest his mouth, habituated to oaths, should suddenly take the bit in its teeth, and break out into the language of the tavern.
On the point of taking leave of her, nonetheless, I was to some extent embarrassed. "There's one thing, of course--it occurs to me--to remember.
He came in with eagerness, appeared to see and think only of her, apologised for his stay, was grieved to have kept her waiting, and anxious to get her away without further loss of time and before the rain increased; and in another moment they walked off together, her arm under his, a gentle and embarrassed glance, and a "Good morning to you!" being all that she had time for, as she passed away.
Hamilton McLean, Harwood When I was at primary school my father used to tell everybody about my girlfriends to embarrass me because I was so shy.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Apr 20 (ANI): Taking a strong exception to the impeachment motion moved against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, constitution expert Subhash C Kashyap on Friday called it a political move intended to embarrass the judiciary and the government.
I tend to embarrass people if someone says 'Ashton'.
EMBARRASSING: Dennis OUTNUMBERED star Hugh Dennis says he loves to embarrass his children.
According to Life and Style magazine, Kendall asked her mother to act her age and not embarrass her during a Soul Cycle session where she got disturbed by Kris' enthusiasm during the class.
Summary: Farmers in an eastern Indian state have asked their unmarried daughters to plow parched fields naked in a bid to embarrass the weather gods to bring some badly needed monsoon rain, officials said on
Anticipating the obvious response, they also deny that the site is engaged in scholarly fair use of their material, arguing instead that it exists "to embarrass the Plaintiffs."
Charles keeps lists, lists of things that he needs for school, lists of things that worry him, lists of things that embarrass him.
Our intent is not to malign or embarrass the authors, but to emphasize the importance of an adequate literature search when preparing a manuscript.
Roland Fowler, 64, of Embarrass, Minn., 120 miles away, has lobbied meteorologists for years on behalf of his hamlet of 640 people.
So the last thing you'd want to do is embarrass yourself in front of such a seasoned professional.