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bewilder
used in The Grapes of Wrath

6 uses
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Definition
to confuse someone
  • The old eyes looked up at Ma in pain and bewilderment for a moment before the awareness receded again.
    Chapter 13 (17% in)
  • People are wandering in, bewildered, needing a car.
    Chapter 7 (47% in)
  • Connie, her nineteen-year-old husband, who had married a plump, passionate hoyden,4 was still frightened and bewildered at the change in her; for there were no more cat fights in bed, biting and scratching with muffled giggles and final tears.
    Chapter 10 (23% in)
  • I am alone and I am bewildered.
    Chapter 14 (64% in)
  • The bewildered eyes looked up for a moment, and then down again, and the dying firelight was reflected redly.
    Chapter 20 (92% in)
  • The family came down from the top of the truck and looked about in bewilderment.
    Chapter 26 (34% in)

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