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baffle
Used In
Heart of Darkness
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  • It was very pretty to see how he baffled himself, for in truth my body was full of chills, and my head had nothing in it but that wretched steamboat business.
  • And I saw that something restraining, one of those human secrets that baffle probability, had come into play there.

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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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