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1(disconcert)desconcertarI was discomfited to hear that … — me desconcertó enterarme de que …
- The overused phrase ‘politically correct’ is usually code for something newish that discomfits the writer.
- Tight-lipped, he appeared discomfited by the questions thrown at him, and relied on streams of impenetrable government-speak for his responses.
- The poor boy was clearly discomfited, but we can never resist a mystery, so he gulped out an answer.
- Actions like these would threaten businesses and discomfit drivers.
- Scenes will discomfit you, partly because the dialogue is not quite up to the mark in his quest for black humour.
- More often, he uses his talents to discomfit people who deserve it, deflating the pretentious and humbling the arrogant.
- For his part, he was coolness and dignity personified and rejected the chance to discomfit his opponent still further by insulting him.
- Well, he's just made it clear that you've succeeded in discomfiting him and his crew.
- She succeeded in discomfiting him even further.
- Her gaze was suddenly penetrating, and it almost discomfited him.
- Her green eyes danced with laughter as she discomfited her brother.
- It was like a whole different world here; I was suddenly discomfited by my family's humble home.
- Beatrice's apology was more gracious, and she was visibly discomfited by her father's manner.
- His odd, slightly discomfiting palette-a range of hues informed by but not faithful to the colors of the natural world-contributes to a sense of disequilibrium.
- If a politician cannot speak discomfiting truths without being thrown out of office, then we can expect to have more politicians who will tell us comforting lies.
- It's a nifty device too, because it reminds you of the show's discomfiting ambiguity.
- It has proven itself right time after time. It has discomfited its critics and it has repeatedly astonished even its pessimistically inclined well-wishers, such as myself.
- But they are discomfited by the normalcy of it all.
- My students were not at all puzzled by this, although they were discomfited that their parents were paying six figures for such an education.
- Recently, I've found myself more than a little discomfited by examples of intolerance that seem to be cropping up around me.
2(hopes) frustrar(plans) desbaratar
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