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fluster


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fluster  \Flus"ter\,  v.  i. 
  To  be  in  a  heat  or  bustle;  to  be  agitated  and  confused. 
 
  The  flstering,  vainglorious  Greeks.  --South. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fluster  \Flus"ter\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Flustered};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Flustering}.]  [Cf.  Icel.  flaustra  to  be  flustered, 
  flaustr  a  fluster.] 
  To  make  hot  and  rosy,  as  with  drinking;  to  heat;  hence  to 
  throw  into  agitation  and  confusion;  to  confuse;  to  muddle. 
 
  His  habit  or  flustering  himself  daily  with  claret. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fluster  \Flus"ter\,  n. 
  Heat  or  glow,  as  from  drinking;  agitation  mingled  with 
  confusion;  disorder. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fluster 
  n  :  a  disposition  that  is  confused  or  nervous  and  upset  [syn:  {perturbation}] 
  v  1:  be  flustered;  behave  in  a  confused  manner 
  2:  cause  to  be  flustered  or  consternated 




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