Discomfited Sentence Examples

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  • In the ensuing controversy Kingsley was completely discomfited.

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  • His discomfited rival still had power to keep him from lecturing in Paris, but soon failed in this last effort also.

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  • He was met on the way by the troops of Al-Mukhtar, whom he totally discomfited.

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  • But he was now destined to learn that his enemy Francis, whom he had discomfited in the council chamber at Calcutta, was more than his match in the parliamentary arena.

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  • But now George discomfited all his enemies by suddenly excluding his own son from the throne in favour of Ladislaus, the eldest son of Casimir IV., thus skilfully enlisting Poland on his side.

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  • The Russians in Sokolnitz surrendered, an opportune cavalry charge further discomfited the allied left, and the Pratzen plateau was now in full possession of the French.

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  • The angry tyrant, unable to refute her arguments himself, sent for pagan scholars to argue with her, but they were discomfited.

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  • He had gained the ear of the king by entertaining his ambassador, and the representatives of the cities - the Greek cities of Syria - were discomfited.

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  • Those readers with direct experience or an encyclopedic knowledge of the Arts establishment will not be so discomfited of course.

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  • William Howard was employed as counsel by the corporation of Lynn, and it is worthy of note that the "crosslets fitchy" in his shield of arms suggest the cross with which the dragon was discomfited by St Margaret, the patroness of Lynn.

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