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The Count of Monte Cristo
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discomfit
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Poor Danglars looked so crest-fallen and discomfited that Monte Cristo assumed a pitying air towards him.
  • Now, as I dislike him, and hope his railway, his electric telegraph, or his search for baths, will ruin him, I am watching for his discomfiture, which must soon take place.
  • This point of union was Noirtier, and it was he who had just sent for Morrel, with the request that the latter would lose no time in coming to him—a command which Morrel obeyed to the letter, to the great discomfiture of Barrois.
  • While Albert was lashing the front of his carriage in the same manner that he had the newspapers which were the innocent agents of his discomfiture, as he was crossing the barrier he perceived Morrel, who was walking with a quick step and a bright eye.

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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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