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baffle
Used In
Atlas Shrugged
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  • If you understand this, you’ll understand everything that’s baffling you.
  • The dispatcher at Silver Springs was baffled by the order that he handed to Dave Mitchum, but Dave Mitchum understood.

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  • Remember it, when you feel baffled by the nature of his enemies,
  • She looked at him, baffled: she had thought it was.
  • "About what?" asked Rearden, baffled.
  • Her line of attack, which he had found so baffling, had been constant and clear-it was his self-esteem she had sought to destroy, knowing that a man who surrenders his value is at the mercy of anyone’s will; it was his moral purity she had struggled to breach, it was his confident rectitude she had wanted to shatter by means of the poison of guilt-as if, were he to collapse, his depravity would give her a right to hers.

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as in: baffled him Define
to completely confuse someone
as in: acoustic baffle Define
something constructed to control the flow of sound or fluid
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