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Murphy resisted, telling Wolf that “it was improper to hold a vetted intelligence product for reasons for political embarrassment.”

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I have been struck by the intensity and complexity of emotions displayed by these people, including anger, resentment, embarrassment, hopelessness, fear and resolve.

Despite the ongoing embarrassment and the new costs to emerge, a Cisterra principal who cut the deal with the city and Shapery defended it.

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They were clearly willing to endure discomfort rather than the embarrassment of overreacting.

And that realization comes at the cost of severe, public embarrassment for many, including the victim/proposed.

Beyond the embarrassment, missing bowl games carries a real economic cost.

If none of these songs are likely to knock “Like a Rolling Stone” off your playlist, neither is anything here an embarrassment.

“The thing about me and embarrassment, you have to remember, is that it all happens on a scale,” she said.

When the judge finally asked Picasso if he knew Apollinaire, his embarrassment turned to rage.

Hereupon he was caused much embarrassment and discomfiture, for of the three girls, he knew not which one was Irene.

He jumped to his feet and wrung both her hands and kissed them to her great embarrassment.

This saves the embarrassment of crossing the room entirely unattended, while it shows others that you are a resident at the house.

He could not deny that many times before Black Hood had beaten him to the solution of crimes, much to his embarrassment.

My arrival placed the good old gentleman in no little embarrassment: his house was also already filled with travellers.


On this page you'll find 100 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to embarrassment, such as: chagrin, confusion, difficulty, dilemma, mess, and mistake.

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