"embarrasses" in the verb sense
1. embarrass, abash
cause to be embarrassed cause to feel self-conscious
2. obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass
hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
"His brother blocked him at every turn"
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