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Word: disconcert

Definition: confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb


Sentences Containing 'disconcert'

A burst of laughter from the auditors did not in the least disconcert the speaker, who continued,``Yes, gentlemen; Edward, the infant phenomenon, who is quite an adept in the art of killing.''

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