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English verb: flummox

1. flummox (cognition) be a mystery or bewildering to

SamplesThis beats me!.
Got me--I don't know the answer!.
A vexing problem.
This question really stuck me.

ExamplesThe bad news will flummox him, The good news will flummox her

Synonymsamaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex

Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)bedevil, befuddle, confound, confuse, discombobulate, fox, fuddle, throw

Narrower (hyponym)elude, escape, mix up, riddle, stump

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