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Word: discomfit

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


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::: paramour - illicit lover
::: solemnity - seriousness; gravity
::: testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
::: prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
::: hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
::: ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
::: transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
::: curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
::: knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
::: inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill