discomfit


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to cause (a person) to be self-consciously distressed

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Eventually, the Israelites, under the command of Joshua, managed to discomfit them.
Hoddle still expects both Reading and Sheffield United to go through a dodgy spell at some stage and if he can discomfit Reading next Monday, that could be the start of a surge.
Such facts might discomfit the pundits if they bothered to learn about them.
I do not believe a fine is enough if you discomfit or endanger other road users.
It's not entirely without discomfit but the pain is sharp and quick rather than prolonged, often described as similar to drops of hot fat hitting your skin.
A merger is bound to discomfit Tattersalls, the dominant sales company which enjoys broad Irish patronage on both the vending and selling sides.
More often, Cohen uses his talents to discomfit people who deserve it, deflating the pretentious and humbling the arrogant.
Exposing wealth's thickness and complacency, Sherman thrusts her provocative self-misrecognition--her retaliatory punctum--into a zone, and with an aggressiveness, that may discomfit.
A crude proposition under any circumstances can frighten, or at least discomfit.
It appears the perils of contract law combined to discomfit council leaders.