embarrass-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: cause to feel self-conscious discomfort or humiliation

His unwanted attention embarrassed her.
The radio station was embarrassed by the discjockey's on-air comments.
You will embarrass yourself if you show up wearing that.

VerbNet: amuse-31.1
FrameNet: Experiencer_obj
PropBank: embarrass.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: hinder, impede

It seriously embarrassed the function of the hepatic epithelium, which is important.
The ship, by her frequent changes, embarrassed the action of the steamer.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2