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baffle
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The House of Mirth
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  • Mr. Gryce was touched by her disinterestedness, and, to escape from the threatened vacuity of the afternoon, had taken her advice and departed mournfully, in a dust-hood and goggles: as the motor-car plunged down the avenue she smiled at his resemblance to a baffled beetle.
  • She turned away, as though to mark that its final term had in fact been reached, and he followed her for a few steps with a baffled sense of her having after all kept the game in her own hands.

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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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