DISCOMFIT, verb transitive [Latin , to fasten, to nail; to fix.] To rout; to defeat; to scatter in fight; to cause to flee; to vanquish.
Joshua discomfited Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword. Exodus 17:13.
He, fugitive, declined superior strength, discomfited, pursued.
DISCOMFIT, noun Rout; dispersion; defeat; overthrow.