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Word: discomfit

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

More Vocab Words

::: animated - lively; spirited
::: grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
::: debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
::: diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
::: sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
::: gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
::: punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
::: ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
::: chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
::: onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds