Thesaurus / embarrass
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He’s still working out his identity as a writer, and thus far that identity has been well-intentioned celeb turned author who hasn’t embarrassed himself.
DAVID DUCHOVNY WANTS TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY AS A NOVELIST. HIS NEW BOOK MAKES A GOOD CASE.MARK ATHITAKISFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I made a good living and I’m embarrassed to say that I never really loved it, but now, let’s backtrack.
DANICA PATRICK ON WHY SHE NEVER LOVED RACING AND HER POST-TRACK CAREERJOSHUA EFERIGHEJANUARY 30, 2021OZY
These elite schools should be embarrassed by their graduates who have committed sedition and they must take action in response if they are to save their reputations.
HARVARD, STANFORD, YALE: DENOUNCE SEDITION OF YOUR GRADUATESPETER ROSENSTEINJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
This revelation embarrassed Democratic members of the committee.
TED CRUZ’S PROPOSED ELECTION COMMISSION CAN ONLY HURT THE COUNTRYSTUART MACKAYJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We give Kansas City a 60 percent chance here, but it would be a great opportunity for Buffalo to reassert itself as a legitimate contender after being embarrassed by the Titans.
THE NFC EAST IS HISTORICALLY BAD. HOW MUCH WORSE CAN IT GET?NEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)OCTOBER 15, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Ministers deprecated the motion as tending to embarrass the administration, and defeat the very end for which it was proposed.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
As we approached Pomeroy the militia began to embarrass our march by felling trees and erecting barricades across the roads.
Jane, the elder sister, was the more dignified and it was therefore easier to embarrass her.
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
The first questions must never perplex or embarrass the pupil, for they are very important.
THE SABBATH-SCHOOL INDEXRICHARD GAY PARDEE
WORDS RELATED TO EMBARRASS
- lead astray
- mess up
- render uncertain
- stir up
- throw off
- throw off balance
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