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Word: discomfit

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


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::: lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
::: intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
::: nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
::: ambulatory - able to walk
::: graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
::: mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
::: cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
::: tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
::: plumber - one who installs and repairs pipes and plumbing(pipes)
::: automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself