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confound
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Antony and Cleopatra
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  • The gods confound thee! dost thou hold there still!
  • — Now, for the love of Love and her soft hours, Let’s not confound the time with conference harsh: There’s not a minute of our lives should stretch Without some pleasure now:—what sport to-night?
  • If he fill’d His vacancy with his voluptuousness, Full surfeits and the dryness of his bones Call on him for’t: but to confound such time That drums him from his sport, and speaks as loud As his own state and ours,—’tis to be chid As we rate boys, who, being mature in knowledge, Pawn their experience to their present pleasure, And so rebel to judgment.
  • ] That year, indeed, he was troubled with a rheum; What willingly he did confound he wail’d: Believe’t till I weep too.

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  • She confounded her critics.
  • She confounded their attempts to get a "yes" vote.

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