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discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
menace - threat; V: threaten
onus - burden; responsibility
jollity - gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty