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discompose

Syllabification: dis·com·pose
Pronunciation: /ˌdiskəmˈpōz
 
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Definition of discompose in English:

verb

[with object] (often as adjective discomposed)
Disturb or agitate (someone): she looked a little discomposed as she spoke
More example sentences
  • ‘I am not discomposed,’ he said of his review, ‘I will argue through some of the points with him, but I'll need to read it through again before we do that.’
  • The ballet on the one hand discomposes the viewer.
  • Penelope supposed that she shouldn't have poured the tea on her like a child and instead said something cool and witty to discompose Evelyn.

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