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  • He gets flustered when talking to groups and tends to lose his train of thought.
  • ’And don’t fluster poor Charlie.
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
  • I’m a deal too flustered to tell you—all I know is, something comes at me like a Jack-in-the-box, and up I goes like a sky-rocket!
    Lewis Carroll  --  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
  • For the first time, she looked flustered.
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly

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  • She gets so excited and flustered.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Forged by Fire
  • 2ND JUROR [flustered]: Well, sure I’ve heard of it.
    Reginald Rose  --  Twelve Angry Men
  • I’m not sure why I’m analyzing the reason why I’m analyzing—I’m flustered.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • I wasn’t expecting him to mention the text, and it flusters me that I can’t tell what he’s thinking.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • She had been so flustered when they were rousted that morning, it was hard enough to keep track of herself, much less anyone else.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • He said he just wanted to make sure everything was in order, but he said it in a fluster.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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  • Sophia made her way in that direction, and when she reached for Marcia’s arm, her roommate turned, looking almost flustered.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • The Queen drew herself upright with a hiss, quickly covered; it was the only time Clary had seen her flustered.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • "Oh, right, of course," she says, her face falling as she rushes to stand up, almost toppling her cello in her fluster.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • Gina, who had read the message, was visibly flustered.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • His parents, Carol and Lou, had come up to see me once before, but they had gotten stuck behind a highway accident for hours, and had arrived fifteen minutes before visiting hours were over, with Larry overheated and them flustered.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • Flustered, Gabby continued to stand.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • He was eager to go fluster, probably sensing my own impatience, and that would have been fine if I’d only needed to go a mile or three.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • But the leader isn’t flustered.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • She seems a little flustered, but then shrugs it off and describes why there are rings around Saturn, and how they’re made mostly of ice particles and dust.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • She was glad to have routine tasks for her hands and routine questions for her mouth—something to focus on so she wouldn’t get flustered and lose control of her brain’s net connection again.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • I called up to make sure the marquee was suitable for Will’s wheelchair, and Alicia sounded so flustered when she realized we weren’t actually declining the invitation that it dawned on me that her embossed correspondence really had been for appearance’s sake.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Rachel looked tired and flustered, and even Mercy seemed unusually quiet.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • I was so flustered I did everything wrong, and soon they got away.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • Kevin was flustered.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • Libby was as happy as a mad sandbag but Mum was all flustered.
    Louise Rennison  --  Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
  • Mr. Wallace, he’s so flustered he just digs in his money drawer and gives Judd change for a twenty, and afterward I thought what did Andrew Jackson have to do with it?
    Phyllis Reynolds Naylor  --  Shiloh
  • She looked a little flustered, like she didn’t know what to do with me, but all she said was, "How’ll we bring him back?"
    Fred Gipson  --  Old Yeller
  • The nurse was flustered.
    Eleanor Coerr  --  Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
  • She was cross with herself for sounding so flustered.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • She seemed flustered.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • When they came out into the waiting room, Barton Snode was standing there looking flustered, his jaw twitching from side to side.
    Jeanne DuPrau  --  The City of Ember
  • They looked flustered as they talked among themselves.
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • Flustered, she said, "So you decided to wait and scare me to death?"
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • I try not to shudder under his touch, but it’s taking every ounce of my willpower not to appear completely flustered right now.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • The song cut off abruptly, replaced by the DJ’s flustered voice.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • Flustered and bashful, he was obviously smitten by her, but had made no advances other than to suggest awkwardly each day that she remain for a few moments after class so that he might read her what he called some "representative American verse."
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • She looked away, flustered.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • He was doing this for the sole purpose of antagonizing me, and that only flustered me more.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • Completely flustered, I said "Claire Elizabeth Beauchamp," and stuck out my hand idiotically.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • "Please," I said, hands flustering, afraid to touch him.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Now she was wet and flustered and, she realized, more travel weary than she’d expected.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • "Hey, Ma," I say, more flustered than I should be.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • His questions left Laila flustered.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Mrs. Keating shook her head, flustered, reproving and happy.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Jonas began, and then stopped, flustered, remembering there were to be no apologies.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • But she flustered and all the children and Odessa and Jack all standing round the porch watching her.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple
  • " Ma flustered, "We ain’t in very good shape yet.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • Jace said, looking flustered.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • Why, they’d steal the very—why, goodness sakes, you can guess what kind of a fluster I was in by the time midnight come last night.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • It flustered him uncontrollably.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
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