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discomfit
used in Anne Of Green Gables

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cause someone to lose composure or be embarrassed
  • First of all Carrie Sloane dared Ruby Gillis to climb to a certain point in the huge old willow tree before the front door; which Ruby Gillis, albeit in mortal dread of the fat green caterpillars with which said tree was infested and with the fear of her mother before her eyes if she should tear her new muslin dress, nimbly did, to the discomfiture of the aforesaid Carrie Sloane.
    Chapter 23 — Anne Comes to Grief in an Affair of Honor (12% in)

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