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embarrassing situation

noun as in sticky wicket

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With cameras rolling, the target has only a handful of options to deal with the embarrassing situation.

In 2008, when the media converged, Ashley turned a deeply embarrassing situation into a profitable one.

A faintly embarrassing situation this, even for an ancestor of the elusive Pimpernel.

This decided course of conduct, notwithstanding many hints and threats, placed the government in an embarrassing situation.

The ladies' answer was full of warm thanks for her great help in their embarrassing situation.

The young man, wishing to put an end to this embarrassing situation, decided to speak to them.

Herrmann had failed to examine his prompt-programme behind the scenes, hence his embarrassing situation.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to embarrassing situation, such as: difficult problem, embarrassing problem, hot seat, hot spot, jam, and squeeze.

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