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discomfit
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Dune
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  • Two notable exceptions were Bewt, who was openly smiling at the banker’s discomfiture, and the smuggler, Tuek, who appeared to be watching Kynes for a cue.
  • "Now, Reverend Mother," the Emperor chided, but he smiled at the Baron’s discomfiture, said: "First, you will tell me where you’ve sent your minion, Thufir Hawat."

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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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