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discomfit
used in The Return of the King

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Definition
cause someone to lose composure or be embarrassed
  • The great wrath of his onset had utterly overthrown the front of his enemies, and great wedges of his Riders had passed clear through the ranks of the Southrons, discomfiting their horsemen and riding their footmen to ruin.
    5.6 — Book 5 Chapter 6 — The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (66% in)
  • To the discomfiture of the Shirriffs Frodo and his companions all roared with laughter.
    6.8 — Book 6 Chapter 8 — The Scouring of the Shire (15% in)

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