cause to lose one''s composure
faze / unnerve / enervate / unsettle - disturb the composure ofdissolve - cause to lose control emotionallybewilder / bemuse / discombobulate / throw - cause to be confused emotionallyembarrass / abash - cause to be embarrassedpain / anguish / hurt - cause emotional anguish or make miserableafflict - cause great unhappiness for
arouse elicit enkindle kindle evoke fire raise provoke
cause to feel embarrassment; "The constant attention of the young man confused her"
fluster - cause to be nervous or upsetbother - make confused or perplexed or puzzleddistract / deflect - draw someone''s attention away from something
confuse throw fox befuddle fuddle bedevil confound discombobulate