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discomfit
used in The Call of the Wild

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Definition
cause someone to lose composure or be embarrassed
  • So terrible was his appearance that Spitz was forced to forego disciplining him; but to cover his own discomfiture he turned upon the inoffensive and wailing Billee and drove him to the confines of the camp.
    Chapter 2 — The Law of Club and Fang (28% in)
  • And so well did he face it, that at the end of half an hour the wolves drew back discomfited.
    Chapter 7 — The Sounding of the Call (91% in)

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