disconcert


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Related to disconcert: perplex, inadvertently, lofty, disgruntled
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It was no easy matter to disconcert Lady Janet Roy.
This circumstance did not greatly disconcert me, however, because I attributed it, not so much to any dislike of my person, as to some absolute resolution against a second marriage formed prior to the time of our acquaintance, whether from excess of affection for her late husband, or because she had had enough of him and the matrimonial state together.
A rock, turning under his foot on the edge of the precipice, did not disconcert him.
She looked at me and, with that extraordinary penetration which used to disconcert me, shook her head.
I've decided openness is better between us," Porfiry Petrovitch went on, turning his head away and dropping his eyes, as though unwilling to disconcert his former victim and as though disdaining his former wiles.