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perturb
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Don Quixote
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as in: she was perturbed Define
to disturb in mind or make uneasy
  • When Don Quixote heard this his amazement was redoubled and his perturbation grew greater than ever,

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  • She is not perturbed by attacks from a hostile press.
  • Rest, rest, perturbed spirit!
    William Shakespeare  --  Hamlet

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  • Don Quixote stood up and laid his hand upon his sword, and Sancho ensconced himself under Dapple and put the bundle of armour on one side of him and the ass’s pack-saddle on the other, in fear and trembling as great as Don Quixote’s perturbation.

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as in: she was perturbed Define
to disturb in mind or make uneasy
perturbation of the orbit Define
physics or astronomy: a secondary influence on a system that causes it to deviate slightly
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