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confound
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The Taming of the Shrew
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  • Fie, fie! unknit that threatening unkind brow, And dart not scornful glances from those eyes To wound thy lord, thy king, thy governor: It blots thy beauty as frosts do bite the meads, Confounds thy fame as whirlwinds shake fair buds, And in no sense is meet or amiable.

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

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