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Embarras

[am-braw] /ˈæm brɔ/
noun
1.
a river in E Illinois, flowing S and SE to the Wabash River. 185 miles (298 km) long.
Also, Embarrass.
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Word Origin and History for Embarras

embarras

n.

1660s, from French embarras "obstacle;" see embarrass.

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