But, after having let herself be surprised in a falsehood, it was doubly stupid to snub the witness of her discomfiture.
Stepney, since his marriage, had thickened and grown prudish, as the Van Osburgh husbands were apt to do; but his wife, to his surprise and discomfiture, had developed an earth-shaking fastness of gait which left him trailing breathlessly in her wake.
Rosedale, reddening to the roots of his glossy hair, received this announcement with a recoil which carried him to his feet, where he halted before her in an attitude of almost comic discomfiture.
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She was discomfited by such a rude question.
The Senator discomfits the more extreme members of her party.