Sentence Examples with the word embarrass

When it was a question of winning followers or keeping them, he had not scrupled to lay hands on ecclesiastical property, nor to fill the Church with his friends and kinsfolk, and this alliance might embarrass him.

Its only direct relation to the control of the press was a request made by it in the name of the Secretaries of State, War and the Navy that newspapers censor themselves in the matter of news that might help the enemy or embarrass the Government.

He didn't embarrass her by asking and was thankful when at long last their flight was ready for boarding.

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In less than three years the young king had justified their confidence, and delivered his country from its worst embarrass ments.

Maybe he wanted to make sure he didn't embarrass her.

In order to obstruct and embarrass the Republican administration the members of the order held peace meetings to influence public opinion against the continuance of the war; purchased arms to be used in uprisings, which were to place the peace party in control of the Federal government, or failing in that to establish a north-western confederacy; and took measures to set free the Confederate prisoners in the north and bring the war to a forced close.

My bet is Fitzgerald switched the bones to embarrass you, but that doesn't mean he had anything to do with causing them to be in the mine in the first place.

Furious, Katie left before she made more of a scene that would embarrass her sister.

It crossed her mind to turn and run back up the stairs, but that would embarrass him.

I often think that beautiful ideas embarrass most people as much as the company of great men.