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disconcert

dis kuhn surt

  • v  cause to feel embarrassment
  • v  cause to lose one's composure

  • The halting replies did not disconcert her.
  • Aquino's shifting position seemed to disconcert Laurel, whose United Nationalist Democratic Organization holds 37 of the 59 opposition seats in the National Assembly.
  • Bill Paley's explosive energy and his dislike for procedure often disconcert his staff.

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