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Whether this discomfits car insurers is absolutely not an issue.
Even though the drawdown will be "conditions based," McCain believes that such unnecessary specificity encourages our enemies and discomfits our allies.
To feel shame is something that hardly crosses the minds of Americans or that discomfits their conscience.
Evolutionary psychology discomfits many intellectuals and scientists and Pinker has been savagely attacked by both the left and the right.
But this solitary representative of the poor discomfits him so much, with her evident suffering, that he takes to leaving the building for the night as soon as he hears her shuffling down the corridor.