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Noises unsettle him, except in the woods, where he can identify them with precision.
FRESH OFF A PULITZER WIN FOR ‘THE OVERSTORY,’ RICHARD POWERS DELIVERS ANOTHER ENVIRONMENTAL ODERON CHARLESSEPTEMBER 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Labor Department released jobless claim numbers on Thursday that suggest a stagnant hiring market newly unsettled by increasing cases of the delta variant in some parts of the country.
U.S. ECONOMY GREW AT ANNUAL RATE OF 6.5% BETWEEN APRIL AND JUNE, MARKING FULL RECOVERY FROM PANDEMICRACHEL SIEGEL, ANDREW VAN DAMJULY 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Meanwhile, regional neighbors are calling for international intervention to prevent further unrest in a country already unsettled by months of street protests against Moïse’s extended rule.
ASSASSINATION OF HAITIAN PRESIDENT BECOMES COMPLEX INTERNATIONAL WEBWIDLORE MERANCOURT, ANTHONY FAIOLA, RACHEL PANNETT, SHAWN BOBURGJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
One song, “Molasses to Rum,” unsettled many northerners with the revelation that their ancestors were just as complicit in slavery as any Virginia tobacco planter.
’1776’ — NOT ‘HAMILTON’ — IS THE MUSICAL THAT BEST PORTRAYS THE FOUNDERSZACHARY CLARYJULY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I was now on a dark path, questioning the limits of human understanding, unsettled by a future filled with big data and small comprehension.
AN EXISTENTIAL CRISIS IN NEUROSCIENCE - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGGRIGORI GUITCHOUNTSDECEMBER 30, 2020NAUTILUS
I could foresee a catastrophe which would for ever unsettle the two towns, and give the valley an unenviable reputation.
MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
They were forever settling the matter, positively and finally—but alas, only to have something unsettle it again.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
They unsettle the popular mind concerning eternal principles of justice.
THE DUTY OF DISOBEDIENCE TO THE FUGITIVE SLAVE ACTLYDIA MARIA CHILD
Far be it from me to try to unsettle your mind or lead you any further until you feel that you need leading.
ALL HE KNEWJOHN HABBERTON
The Indian of the plains had as yet seen little to unsettle his assurance of everlasting dominion.
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WORDS RELATED TO UNSETTLE

  • addling
  • astonishing
  • baffling
  • befuddling
  • bewildering
  • confounding
  • disconcerting
  • distracting
  • disturbing
  • dizzying
  • dumbfounding
  • flustering
  • mixing up
  • throwing off
  • unsettling
  • upsetting
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