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The Age of Innocence
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perplex
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The Age of Innocence
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  • Archer was proud of the glances turned on her, and the simple joy of possessorship cleared away his underlying perplexities.
  • "I understand—that you were right," she went on a little breathlessly; "but sometimes life is difficult . perplexing."
  • Old Mr. Letterblair, the accredited legal adviser of three generations of New York gentility, throned behind his mahogany desk in evident perplexity.
  • He tried to enter into her perplexity.

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

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