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Word: discomfit

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


More Vocab Words

::: deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
::: laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
::: retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
::: irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
::: perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
::: prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
::: gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
::: clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
::: agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
::: dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)