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  • It was Captain Black who came with advice to Captain Piltchard and Captain Wren as they pitched about in their bewildering predicament.
  • When he spun around in his bewilderment, Aarfy was grinning proudly from ear to ear like something inhuman as he held up a shattered paper map for Yossarian to see.
  • Nately was appalled and bewildered by the abominable old man’s inability to perceive the enormity of his offence.
  • Colonel Cathcart clawed and elbowed his way through the unruly, bewildered mass until he stood outside by himself.
  • Yossarian staggered backward out of range in a daze, clutching his stinging cheek with bewilderment.
  • ’Peckem?’ repeated General Dreedle, still squinting with bewilderment.
  • Appleby retreated from Yossarian with a look of loathing bewilderment and sulked in silence until he was in the jeep with Havermeyer riding down the long, straight road to the briefing room, where Major Danby, the fidgeting group operations officer, was waiting to conduct the preliminary briefing with all the lead pilots, bombardiers and navigators.
  • ’Guilty of what?’ implored the chaplain, feeling more and more bewildered and not knowing which of the men to appeal to for mercy.
  • Yossarian shouted at her in bewildered, furious protest.
  • ’What’s the matter?’ he screamed in stinging pain and bewilderment, flinging her away from him all the way across the room to the wall.
  • ’That’s right,’ said Colonel Korn, nodding, gratified immeasurably by Yossarian’s guileless surprise and bewilderment.
  • Major Danby demanded with alarm and bewilderment.
  • Yossarian pulled back from Orr adamantly, gazing with some concern and bewilderment at Mt. Etna instead of Mt. Vesuvius and wondering what they were doing in Sicily instead of Naples as Orr kept entreating him in a tittering, stuttering, concupiscent turmoil to go along with him behind the scheming ten-year-old pimp to his two twelve-year-old virgin sisters who were not really virgins and not really sisters and who were really only twenty-eight.

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

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