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discomfit
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Great Expectations
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  • Mr. Wopsle, with a majestic remembrance of old discomfiture, assented; but not warmly.
  • "If Miss Havisham wished to see me," returned Mr. Pumblechook, discomfited.
  • "Ay, ay!" said she, looking at the discomfited and envious Sarah, with delight.
  • This was such a great fall, that I said in discomfiture, "O, more than that."
  • I could make nothing of this, except that it was meant that I should make nothing of it, and I went home again in complete discomfiture.

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  • She was discomfited by such a rude question.
  • The Senator discomfits the more extreme members of her party.

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