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confound
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Babbitt
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  • I’m sick of hearing about the confounded G.C.L. I almost wish I’d joined it when Verg first came around, and got it over.
  • ’Stead of sticking to Lilidol, like I’ve re-peat-ed-ly asked her, she’s gone and gotten some confounded stinkum stuff that makes you sick!"

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  • She confounded her critics.
  • She confounded their attempts to get a "yes" vote.

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