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discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word