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Word: discomfit

Definition: frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb


More Vocab Words

::: profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
::: plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
::: spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
::: unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
::: murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
::: irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
::: obsequy - funeral ceremony
::: buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
::: forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
::: bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence