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  • Her thoughtfulness baffled his cunning scrutiny.
  • Utterly indifferent, perfectly selfreliant, never at a loss, and yet never at her ease, with her figure in company with them there, and her mind apparently quite alone — it was of no use ’going in’ yet awhile to comprehend this girl, for she baffled all penetration.

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  • Art or nature though, the original stock of Louisa’s character or the graft of circumstances upon it, — her curious reserve did baffle, while it stimulated, one as sagacious as Mrs. Sparsit.

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as in: baffled him Define
to completely confuse someone
as in: acoustic baffle Define
something constructed to control the flow of sound or fluid
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