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- v. Alternative form of disorient.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To turn away from the east, or (figuratively) from the right or the truth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To disorient.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cause to be lost or disoriented
You have to find another bad guy, create some more paranoia to further disorientate the rabble.
The antonyms disorient and disorientate date from 1655 and 1704, respectively; again they are virtually synonymous.
Francesco Anselmi for The Wall Street Journal In an attempt to disorientate his adversary, Mr. Figueroa waves his hands.
Unless you are used to it, being champions can disorientate you somewhat.
Pallant House Gallery, Sat to 2 OctSSArtists like to disorientate their viewers, to shift the position and scale of otherwise banal subjects so they appear strangely unfamiliar.
Designed to disorientate and confuse, the work will pop up over the duration of the festival, with Simon Heijdens's delicate digital projections bringing the space to life at dusk.
The first recorded use of the longer forms is 1704 (for disorientate) and 1848 (for orientate).
The maximum-width pitch seemed to disorientate Gloucester and the stiff breeze blowing up the Exe estuary will fool many visiting kickers, the stadium having already earned the nickname "Windy Park".
My dad has a small surefire torch, which is certainly bright enough to disorientate an attacker at night time, although the battery life sucks.
The area to the West was also covered by a similar obstruction, a field of sun mirrors, designed to spin and catch the light in order to dazzle and disorientate anyone who approached.
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