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Bemuse

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Verb

1. bemuse, bewilder, discombobulate, throw

cause to be confused emotionally

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Bemuse

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verb
(transitive)
to confuse; bewilder

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Bemuse

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verb transitiveWord forms: beˈmused or beˈmusing
1. 
to muddle or stupefy
2. 
to plunge in thought; preoccupy
usually in the passive voice

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Bemuse

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tr.v. be·mused, be·mus·ing, be·mus·es
1. To cause to be bewildered; confuse.
2. To occupy the attention of; absorb or engross: The book bemused him for days.
3. Usage Problem To cause to be mildly or wryly amused: "Unlike William McKinley, whose priggishness bemused him, Roosevelt had no compunctions about smoking cigars in public" (Joseph Conlin).

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