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.
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.