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English verb: bewilder

1. bewilder (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 bewilder him, The good news will bewilder her, The performance is likely to bewilder Sue


Synonymsamaze, baffle, beat, dumbfound, flummox, 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

2. bewilder (emotion) cause to be confused emotionally


ExamplesThe bad news will bewilder him, The good news will bewilder her, The performance is likely to bewilder Sue


Synonymsbemuse, discombobulate, throw


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset









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