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Sample sentences for the GRE study word disconcert

disconcert can be used as a verb

1.I put my question quickly and somewhat sternly, on purpose to disconcert him. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
2.But the fact that Sergey Ivanovitch and the princess seemed anxious to get rid of him did not in the least disconcert Stepan Arkadyevitch. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
3.The absence of citizens and of a deputation, and even the burning of Moscow, did not disconcert him. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
4.The two women looked on without uttering a word, without a gesture, without a look which could disconcert the Bishop. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.In his clear glance, in his firm tone, in the robust movement of his shoulders, there was something calculated to disconcert death. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6."Young Edward" A burst of laughter from the auditors did not in the least disconcert the speaker, who continued,--"Yes, gentlemen Edward, the infant phenomenon, who is quite an adept in the art of killing.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
7.In Natasha Prince Andrew was conscious of a strange world completely alien to him and brimful of joys unknown to him, a different world, that in the Otradnoe avenue and at the window that moonlight night had already begun to disconcert him. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
8.It is a sort of derivative which disarranges and disconcerts the whole science of etymologists. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
9.That which emerges from the cemetery intimidates and disconcerts that which emerges from the cave the ferocious fear the sinister wolves recoil when they encounter a ghoul. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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