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  • But Cory Grant did not come into that category at all, so it was far better not to speculate whether her skin would feel like cool silk against his, or what it would take to make her face warm with sensual pleasure rather than embar rassment or anger.

    Rome's Revenge

  • To Cressy's embar rassment, it had been made immediately clear that she would be allowed to pay nothing for her night's lodging or her meal.

    The Tycoon's Mistress

  • To Cressy's embar rassment, it had been made immediately clear that she would be allowed to pay nothing for her night's lodging or her meal.

    The Tycoon's Mistress

  • Japan's pachinko parlors, traditionally run by native Japanese, were now in the hands of Koreans, many of whom had ties to North Korea, and it was becoming an increasing source of embar - rassment to the Japanese government to have these profits going directly to the dictatorial and paranoid regime that ruled the north.

    Second Skin

  • Kathy felt as though she had a gag in her throat, but the mother misunderstood the girl's embar - rassment and now really became curious where the child had been all morning.

    Tales From The Secret Annex

  • After all, it might have been a practical joke, leading to my embar - rassment.

    Juxtaposition

  • After all, it might have been a practical joke, leading to my embar - rassment.

    Juxtaposition

  • As the expectation of an imminent apocalypse receded, millenarian enthusiasm became an embar - rassment and a threat to the order of society and the unity of the Church.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • For the first time, she kissed him without constraint or embar - rassment.

    The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather

  • Mr. DOUGLASS to address the convention: He came forward to the platform with a hesitancy and embar - rassment, necessarily the attendants of a sensitive mind in such a novel position.

    Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

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