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Hereupon he was caused much embarrassment and discomfiture, for of the three girls, he knew not which one was Irene.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
He even felt a certain enjoyment in the discomfiture of the self-constituted posse of searchers for stolen goods.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The stranger regarded Hedges attentively, rather to the discomfiture of that functionary, who thought he was doubted.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The galling part of it was that Aunt Linda knew, and was chuckling, so to speak, over my discomfiture.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
"Then I'll catch it," I said, laughing at his discomfiture, for I knew he loathed stirring porridge.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Never had her ignorance of life and literature so weighed on her as in reliving the short scene of her discomfiture.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
Cold and disgusted as he was, Stanton could not altogether help laughing at his own discomfiture.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
Murray halted at a little distance, ready to behold and enjoy the discomfiture of Mole.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
He turned uneasily in his chair, and she was keenly alert at this sign of discomfiture, and not above taking advantage of it.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
How could Royal be amused at my discomfiture if he loved me!
PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS

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