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  • n. Plural form of embarrassment.

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Examples

  • Be “reasonable” and urge your fellow-conferees to be “reasonable” and avoid haste which might result in embarrassments or difficulties lateron.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Sabotage! Or How “Dilbert” Won The War

  • Be “reasonable” and urge your fellow-conferees to be “reasonable” and avoid haste which might result in embarrassments or difficulties later on.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Sabotage! Or How “Dilbert” Won The War

  • The James Bond novels abound in embarrassments, from gobbets of nonsense presented as hard-won expertise ( "the smell of danger … something like the mixture of sweat and electricity you get in an amusement arcade") to absurdly connoisseurish leering at women.

    Tradecraft

  • That the end was near was known to all, and not the least of their embarrassments was the presence within the city walls of some twenty thousand Christian captives.

    Sea-Wolves of the Mediterranean

  • Here is a story related by Cicero in one of his letters which will recall the embarrassments we have ourselves felt in the presence of the unexpected.

    Best Short Stories

  • The secret terror which had so often shot through his heart fell upon him again, and then followed the unwelcome thought that his embarrassments were the subject of conversation even in foreign towns.

    Debit and Credit Translated from the German of Gustav Freytag

  • Still, a series of blue collar "embarrassments" for Obama is all Madame Clinton has going for her these days -- and remember; there's always a chance lightening will strike.

    Here's The New Oregon Ad By Pro-Hillary Group -- No Mention Of Obama

  • Holomisa said these "embarrassments" could have been avoided with a proper investigation of the arms deal.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • When Judy's dress fell open at the National Television Awards in 2000 , it seemed just the obvious next step in a life lived on air, without pretension, and with the kind of embarrassments that all of us fear - including the embarrassing spouse.

    The Guardian World News

  • In a follow-up to the circumstances of Fouad al-Rabiah's habeas ruling, we also talked about the failure of anyone in a senior position in the Justice Department to monitor what is happening with the Guantánamo cases, and to prevent the kind of embarrassments in court that are occurring on a regular basis (with 30 of the 38 cases so far decided ending in rulings in favor of the prisoners).

    Dandelion Salad

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