Definition of Embarrassments

1. Noun. (plural of embarrassment) ¹

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Definition of Embarrassments

1. embarrassment [n] - See also: embarrassment

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Literary usage of Embarrassments

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1. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"These were so rapidly taken up by the people that in less than four months the Treasury was freed from all its embarrassments, the army was paid and ..."

2. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1854)
"The commercial embarrassments noticed in our last have continued, and in many sections of the country the pressure has increased, until credit is shaken ..."

3. History of the United States of America Under the Constitution by James Schouler (1910)
"The financial embarrassments of our government had nearly reached the point of utter collapse. There was a constant drain of the precious metals, ..."

4. History of the Life and Times of James Madison by William Cabell Rives (1881)
"... of Jay's Treaty with England — embarrassments of his Situation — Correspondence with Mr. Jay — Resignation of Office of Secretary of State by Randolph, ..."

5. History of North Carolina by Samuel A'Court Ashe (1908)
"CHAPTER IV WHITE'S COLONY, 1587-91 Raleigh's embarrassments. ... Raleigh's embarrassments The unexpected return of Lane's colonists greatly ..."

6. The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: From a Variety of Original Sources by James Prior (1837)
"As none of his acquaintance were informed of the extent of these embarrassments, they understood not certain inconsistencies, or as they were termed, ..."

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