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  • Martin was perplexed by their first caller.
  • They smile to me, but they whisper— I will show Holabird—always he plot against me and try to win over Pearl Robbins, but she is a good girl, she knows what I am doing, but—" He looked perplexed; he peered at Martin as though he did not quite recognize him, and begged: "Martin, I grow old—not in years—it is a lie I am over seventy— but I have my worries.

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

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