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perplex
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All Quiet on the Western Front
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  • There are sights there that he has not forgotten, because he never possessed them—perplexing, yet lost to him.
  • It cannot be that it has gone, the yearning that made our blood unquiet, the unknown, the perplexing, the oncoming things, the thousand faces of the future, the melodies from dreams and from books, the whispers and divinations of women; it cannot be that this has vanished in bombardment, in despair, in brothels.

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

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