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discomfit
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The Call of the Wild
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  • So terrible was his appearance that Spitz was forced to forego disciplining him; but to cover his own discomfiture he turned upon the inoffensive and wailing Billee and drove him to the confines of the camp.
  • And so well did he face it, that at the end of half an hour the wolves drew back discomfited.

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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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