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1. bafflement, befuddlement, bemusement, bewilderment, mystification, obfuscation, puzzlement

confusion resulting from failure to understand

2. mystification, obfuscation

the activity of obscuring people's understanding, leaving them baffled or bewildered

3. obfuscation

darkening or obscuring the sight of something

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the act or an instance of making something obscure, dark, or difficult to understand

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tr.v. ob·fus·cat·ed, ob·fus·cat·ing, ob·fus·cates
1. To make so confused or opaque as to be difficult to perceive or understand: "A great effort was made ... to obscure or obfuscate the truth" (Robert Conquest).
2. To render indistinct or dim; darken: The fog obfuscated the shore.

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