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discomfit
used in Washington Square

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cause someone to lose composure or be embarrassed
  • She was easily frightened, and she always carried off her discomfiture by a concession; a concession which was often accompanied, as in the present case, by a little nervous laugh.
    Chapter 25 (99% in)

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