Wednesday, March 30, 2016

grunt & disconcert


Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

It took him a moment to recover from the impropriety of having snored, and possibly grunted, before a young lady. To wake and find oneself left alone with one was also slightly disconcerting


1. to make a short low sound in your throat, especially to show that you are in pain, annoyed or not interested;
2. to make the half-nasal, half-throaty noise that a pig makes

to make sb feel anxious, confused or embarrassed;

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