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1. amaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex

be a mystery or bewildering to

Example Sentences:
'This beats me!'
'Got me--I don't know the answer!'
'a vexing problem'
'This question really stuck me'

2. bemuse, bewilder, discombobulate, throw

cause to be confused emotionally

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of bewilder
verb (transitive)
to confuse utterly; puzzle
2. archaic
to cause to become lost

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see synonyms of bewilder
verb transitive
to confuse hopelessly, as by something complicated or involved; befuddle; puzzle
2.  Archaic
to cause to be lost, as in a wilderness

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tr.v. be·wil·dered, be·wil·der·ing, be·wil·ders
1. To confuse or befuddle, especially by being complicated or varied. See Synonyms at perplex.
2. To cause to lose one's bearings; disorient: "The whirling snow bewildered him" (May Kellogg Sullivan).

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