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Word: discomfit

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


More Vocab Words

::: surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
::: anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
::: sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
::: strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
::: embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
::: obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
::: chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
::: nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
::: monogram - design composed of one or more initials of a name; V.
::: maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life