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embarrassment

Synonyms of embarrassment in English:

noun

  • 1 he was scarlet with embarrassment
  • 2 his current financial embarrassment
    difficulty, predicament, plight, problem, mess, imbroglio
    informal bind, jam, pickle, fix, scrape
  • 3 an embarrassment of riches
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