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confound
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • What a confounded time this first act takes.
  • "Come," observed the countess, smiling, "I see my vampire is only some millionaire, who has taken the appearance of Lara in order to avoid being confounded with M. de Rothschild; and you have seen her?"
  • No, no, my dear fellow, do not confound our plans.
  • "Confound it, yes!" replied Danglars.
  • Then the foolish criminal is taken, imprisoned, interrogated, confronted, confounded, condemned, and cut off by hemp or steel; or if she be a woman of any consideration, they lock her up for life.
  • Oh, do not confound the two, Eugenie.
  • "Confound you and your punctuality!" said Andrea, throwing himself into a chair in a manner which implied that he would rather have flung it at the head of his host.
  • It is magnificent!" said Cavalcanti, who was quite confounded at the metallic sound of these golden words.

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

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