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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fluster.


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  • From our That Which We Call a Rose Chronicles, in which the singularness of Senator Barack H. Obama’s name flusters the unworldly, trips up the well meaning, or is exploited by his political opponents, we bring you Alexandre Batlle of Miami Beach, Fla., by way of The Smoking Gun.

    Spokesman: Romney Not "Equating Or Comparing Anyone" When Holding "Obama Osama" Sign 2009

  • And Will's staged payoff to one of the judges under scrutiny (actually a donation to UNICEF) so flusters special prosecutor Wendy Scott-Carr that her case falls apart, even if that canny kook Elsbeth (props again to Carrie Preston) hadn't kept diverting attention to Peter Florrick throughout the testimony, confusing the grand jurists.

    Matt's TV Week in Review: Stunts on Grey's and Glee, and More 2012

  • "They're cute when they're about to wet themselves, aren't they?" she cackles at a fund-raiser where she flusters Raj, "space plumber" Howard and especially Leonard, whom she sexually attacks in the back of a limo.

    Matt's TV Week in Review 2011

  • June 10th, 2008 12: 03 pm ET this is seriosuly becoming a BIG problem. on a daily basis mccain makes these kinds of errors and it shows how overwhelming this campaigning is for him. by his own admission, mccain has a lack of knowledge on the most important issues facing this country today-the middle east and the economy. and these constant brain flusters are a very real and serious problem.

    Presidential hopefuls eye the economy 2008

  • Its not just that Guiliani is pro-choice that flusters the GOP base.

    Matthew Yglesias » Rudy: Still Likely to Fail 2007

  • She neither flusters nor embarrasses nor flees to the safety of a polite protest that it is too great a gift.

    Cancer Survivor Alyssa Iacoboni Goes on the Hunt of a Lifetime 2007

  • His gloating smile irks my sister, which then flusters her to the point where she cannot get any crumbs.

    2008 September 2008

  • Not too much in the way of disagreement truly flusters me -- certainly, not disagreement as civil as I've always found it to be here.

    An Apology Steven Barnes 2008

  • His gloating smile irks my sister, which then flusters her to the point where she cannot get any crumbs.

    Life’s Simple Pleasures — John Klima 2008

  • I like that his wife flusters him and that he married who he thought was a country miss who ends up having depths.

    REVIEW: Two Weeks with a Stranger by Debra Mullins 2007


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