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bewildering


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bewilder  \Be*wil"der\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bewildered};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Bewildering}.]  [Pref.  be-  +  wilder.] 
  To  lead  into  perplexity  or  confusion,  as  for  want  of  a  plain 
  path;  to  perplex  with  mazes;  or  in  general,  to  perplex  or 
  confuse  greatly. 
 
  Lost  and  bewildered  in  the  fruitless  search.  --Addison. 
 
  Syn:  To  perplex;  puzzle;  entangle;  confuse;  confound; 
  mystify;  embarrass;  lead  astray. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bewildering  \Be*wil"der*ing\,  a. 
  Causing  bewilderment  or  great  perplexity;  as  bewildering 
  difficulties.  --  {Be*wil"der*ing*ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bewildering 
  adj  :  causing  bafflement;  "the  play  was  at  the  same  time  a 
  bewildering  and  an  exciting  experience" 




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