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bewilder
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
to confuse someone
  • A stark, bewildered feeling, as of death, came over me.
    Chapters 94-96 -- A Squeeze of the Hand; The Cassock; The Try-Works (86% in)
  • Soon they through dim, bewildering mediums saw her sidelong fading phantom, as in the gaseous Fata Morgana; only the uppermost masts out of water; while fixed by infatuation, or fidelity, or fate, to their once lofty perches, the pagan harpooneers still maintained their sinking lookouts on the sea.
    Chapters 133-135 -- The Chase--First Day; The Chase--Second Day; The Chase--Third Day (97% in)

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