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The Mill on the Floss
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perplex
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Uncle Pullet had a programme for all great social occasions, and in this way fenced himself in from much painful confusion and perplexing freedom of will.
  • He found much difficulty in adjusting his attitude of mind toward the son of Lawyer Wakem, and it had occurred to him that if Philip disliked his father, that fact might go some way toward clearing up his perplexity.
  • He walked backward and forward in maddening perplexity.
  • The ingenious Bob was sorely perplexed as to how this result could have come about; how Mr. Stephen Guest could have gone away from her, or could have let her go away from him, when he had the chance of keeping her with him.

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

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