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The Brothers Karamazov
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discomfit
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • Fyodor Pavlovitch, who had given his word to sit still and be quiet, had actually been quiet for some time, but he watched his neighbor Miuesov with an ironical little smile, obviously enjoying his 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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