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The Idiot
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  • His bewilderment and his alarmed perplexity passed off, however, and his lips now twitched with rage as he continued to stare evilly at his laughing guest, while his countenance became absolutely livid.
  • "You will not deny, I am sure," said Gavrila Ardalionovitch, turning to Burdovsky, who sat looking at him with wide-open eyes, perplexed and astonished.
  • "It is time for me to go," he said, glancing round in perplexity.
  • Other things also troubled and perplexed him, and one of these grew more important in his eyes as the days went by.
  • All present realized that the moment for the settlement of perplexities had arrived.
  • Thanks to the manner in which he regarded Nastasia’s mental and moral condition, the prince was to some extent freed from other perplexities.
  • He stood in the middle of the room in perplexity.
  • Muishkin glanced at Rogojin in perplexity, but the latter only smiled disagreeably, and said nothing.
  • Colia looked worried and perplexed.
  • The prince started and looked at her in perplexity; he seemed to be collecting his senses for a minute or so, before he could remember where he was.
  • The latter took them, with a sort of perplexity.
  • What perplexed and disturbed him as much as anything was that his father had entirely given up drinking during the last few days.
  • Evgenie meanwhile observed him attentively, and the rapidity of the questions, their simplicity, the prince’s candour, and at the same time, his evident perplexity and mental agitation, surprised him considerably.
  • "I am, of course, quite ready to add my efforts to yours in such a case," said the prince, rising; "but I confess, Lebedeff, that I am terribly perplexed.

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  • Scientists are perplexed by the mystery.
  • I am perplexed by her behavior.

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