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Word: discomfit

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


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::: gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
::: heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
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::: fecundity - fertility; fruitfulness; ADJ. fecund: very productive of crops or young
::: stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
::: mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
::: indigent - poor; destitute
::: revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
::: cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
::: rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol