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Word: discomfit

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


More Vocab Words

::: qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
::: hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
::: remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
::: chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
::: tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
::: buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
::: savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
::: obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
::: prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
::: brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time