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Word: discomfit

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


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::: fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
::: embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
::: nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
::: frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
::: concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
::: idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
::: portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
::: sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
::: peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
::: anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)