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The concept of embarrassment seems to be a tricky one, in Latin. The verbs offered "perturbo"; "impedio"; "confundo"; involve being disturbed; discomforted; perplexed; confused; disconcerted; knocked out of one's normal equilibrium. All of these may be related to embarrassment (a feeling of shameful discomfort). Similarly, "reluctance": "recuso" = decline, ...


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