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confound
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • The vast difference between starting a train of events, and directing into a particular groove a series already started, is rarely apparent to the person confounded by the issue.
  • The clashes of feeling in all directions confounded one another, produced a neutrality, and there was motion in none.

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

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