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  • He was bewildered when she began improving him more airily than ever.
  • The year and a half from his marriage to his graduation was one whirling bewilderment, without seasons or dates.
  • Gottlieb suddenly looked bewildered and took a step toward Martin’s retreating back.
  • There was for Martin in these days a quality of satisfying delight; the zest of a fast hockey game, the serenity of the prairie, the bewilderment of great music, and a feeling of creation.
  • He was bewildered.
  • She was bewildered; she was lonely; she dared not start on her long journey without his hand to comfort her.
  • Holabird was as much bewildered as Tubbs would have been by the ramifications of Martin’s work.
  • As they entered, Martin saw under a street light the first stirring of life: a crying woman and a bewildered child following an open wagon in which were heaped a dozen stiff bodies.
  • In the flare of devastation Sondelius was a fiend, smashing the bewildered rats with a club, shooting at them as they fled, and singing to himself all the while the obscene chantey of Bill the Sailor.
  • Her confidence in him, the affection of this uprooted old woman bewildered in a strange land, overcame him; he lost all his whiskycolored feeling that he was a nimble fellow, and in a melancholy way, with all the weight of life again upon him, he sighed that no, nothing had happened, but he’d forgotten to tell Madeline something—so shor—so sorry call so late—could he speak Mad just minute— Then Madeline was bubbling, "Why, Marty dear, what is it? I do hope nothing has happened!

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  • Some of their customs can bewilder travelers.
  • I am trying to understand her, but am bewildered.

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