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Word: discomfit

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


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::: philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
::: mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
::: arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
::: makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
::: benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
::: mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
::: audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
::: validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
::: inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
::: inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill