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discomfit
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  • "I was reading a book about Napoleon and the Waterloo campaign only the other day, by Charasse, in which the author does not attempt to conceal his joy at Napoleon’s discomfiture at every page.

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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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