Verb embarrass has 2 senses
  1. embarrass, abash - cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    --1 is one way to upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit
    Derived form: noun embarrassment3
    Sample sentences:
    The performance is likely to embarrass Sue
    Sam cannot embarrass Sue
  2. obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass - hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"
    --2 is one way to prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something