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Hereupon he was caused much embarrassment and discomfiture, for of the three girls, he knew not which one was Irene.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
He jumped to his feet and wrung both her hands and kissed them to her great embarrassment.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
This saves the embarrassment of crossing the room entirely unattended, while it shows others that you are a resident at the house.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
He could not deny that many times before Black Hood had beaten him to the solution of crimes, much to his embarrassment.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
My arrival placed the good old gentleman in no little embarrassment: his house was also already filled with travellers.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
"I have become a government inspector of mines," explained Uchida, in some embarrassment.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
A flush of embarrassment dyed her face, and she threw a half-frightened look towards Tatsu.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
Lindsay seemed to waver; her glance went near enough to him to show her that his face had a red tinge of embarrassment.
HILDASARAH JEANETTE DUNCAN
I began to find room for wondering how I was to overcome my embarrassment once we did come up with the Dales.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
The relation of the Sublime Porte to England was also a source of embarrassment, especially to the former country.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EMBARRASSMENT

  • a musts
  • coercions
  • compulsions
  • drivings
  • duress
  • goads
  • hang-ups
  • impellings
  • impulsions
  • monkeys
  • motives
  • necessities
  • no-nos
  • pressures
  • repressions
  • restraints
  • springs
  • spurs
  • suppressions
  • violence
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