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discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
supple - flexible; limber; pliant
filing - particle removed by a file
bucolic - rustic; pastoral
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious