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abash
To make ashamed or uneasy; disconcert.
austere
1. Severe or stern in disposition or appearance; somber and grave: the austere figure of a Puritan minister.

2. Strict or severe in discipline; ascetic: a desert nomad's austere life.

3. Having no adornment or ornamentation; bare: an austere style.
derange
1. To disturb the order or arrangement of.

2. To upset the normal condition or functioning of.

3. To disturb mentally; make insane.
despondent
Feeling or expressing despondency; dejected. (hopeless)
disconcert
1. To upset the self-possession of; ruffle. See Synonyms at embarrass.

2. To frustrate (plans, for example) by throwing into disorder; disarrange.
downcast
1. Directed downward: a downcast glance.

2. Low in spirits; depressed. See Synonyms at depressed.
harass
To irritate or torment persistently. OR to exhaust.
languid
Lacking energy or vitality; weak: a languid wave of the hand.
melee(may-lay)
Confused, hand-to-hand fighting in a pitched battle. OR a violent free-for-all. Synonyms (brawl)
mischance
An unfortunate occurrence; a mishap OR bad luck.
misgiving
A feeling of doubt, distrust, or apprehension.
morose
Sullenly melancholy; gloomy.
privation
Lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life OR the condition resulting from such lack.
recoil
To shrink back, as in fear or repugnance.
rue
To feel regret, remorse, or sorrow for.
tribulation
Great affliction, trial, or distress; suffering: Their tribulation has finally passed.