bewilder

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From be- +‎ wilder

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bewilder (third-person singular simple present bewilders, present participle bewildering, simple past and past participle bewildered)

  1. (transitive) To confuse, puzzle or befuddle someone, especially with many different things.
    All the different possible options may bewilder us.
  2. (transitive) To disorientate someone.
    Don't push me into that maze and bewilder me.

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