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fluster

flus·ter

fluster

 
 
pronunciation:
fluh str
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: flustered, flustering, flusters
definition: to cause to become nervous, confused, or upset.
The questions flustered him.
synonyms:
ruffle, upset
antonyms:
steady
similar words:
agitate, bewilder, confuse, disturb, excite, rattle, trouble
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a state of nervous confusion.
Maya was in a fluster over her weekend plans.
synonyms:
confusion, flutter, turmoil
similar words:
chaos, commotion, disturbance, excitement, flurry
derivation: flustered (adj.)
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