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There's no Rencounters, no starts of Passion, no suddain Accidents to discompose them.
A SHORT VIEW OF THE IMMORALITY, AND PROFANENESS OF THE ENGLISH STAGEJEREMY COLLIER
I have been ill,' said she, 'and am still so weak that any trifle can discompose me.'
SELF-CONTROLMARY BRUNTON
Arthur was slightly embarrassed, and his companion looked at him, wondering what could thus discompose his usually sedate friend.
WOMAN AS SHE SHOULD BEMARY E. HERBERT
The friendly visitant could not discompose them by a remark indicating any expansion of mind or life.
WOMAN IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYMARGARET FULLER OSSOLI
This may be a case of strange accidental resemblance, which would be enough, under the circumstances, to discompose any man.
AFTER DARKWILKIE COLLINS
"You will discompose her, my masters, if you praise her thus to her face," said Tristram somewhat testily.
WINDSOR CASTLEWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
This shocking catastrophe, startling and suspicious as it was, did not appear to discompose the nerves of Madame Duparc.
MY MISCELLANIES, VOL. 2 (OF 2)WILKIE COLLINS
The sounds all around did not discompose him, for his eyes showed that he was waiting for something.
SUE, A LITTLE HEROINEL. T. MEADE
And she stood gazing at the master with a look so entreating as slightly to discompose him.
THE ORPHANS OF GLEN ELDERMARGARET MURRAY ROBERTSON
And having been long used to sea-voyages, those motions, although sometimes very violent, did not much discompose me.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCOMPOSE

  • derange
  • discompose
  • disturb
  • get out of order
  • jumble
  • mess
  • mix up
  • ruffle
  • scramble
  • shuffle
  • unsettle
  • untidy
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