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fluster

flus·ter

fluster

 
 
pronunciation:
fluh str
parts of speech:
transitive verb & intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: flustered, flustering, flusters
definition: to cause to be or to become nervous, confused, or agitated.
The rapid series of questions flustered her.She flusters easily.
synonyms:
addle, discombobulate, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, perturb, ruffle, upset
antonyms:
steady
similar words:
agitate, befuddle, bewilder, confuse, disturb, excite, faze, perplex, rattle, trouble, unhinge, unnerve
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part of speech: noun
definition: a state of nervous agitation or confusion.
synonyms:
confusion, dither, flutter, tumult, turmoil, upset
similar words:
agitation, chaos, commotion, disturbance, excitement, flurry, lather, perplexity, stew
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derivation: flustered (adj.)
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