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bewilder
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
to confuse someone
  • So that such buffoonery amazed and bewildered the spectators, or at least some of them.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (14% in)
  • I mention this incident particularly because this article penetrated into the famous monastery in our neighborhood, where the inmates, being particularly interested in the question of the ecclesiastical courts, were completely bewildered by it.
    Book 1 — The History Of A Family (38% in)
  • If any one touched him he would start and look at one as though awakening and bewildered.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (51% in)
  • But this subject will be treated in the next book; I will only add here that before a day had passed something happened so unexpected, so strange, upsetting, and bewildering in its effect on the monks and the townspeople, that after all these years, that day of general suspense is still vividly remembered in the town.
    Book 6 — The Russian Monk (**% in)
  • Mitya snatched up the bottle, but he was so bewildered that he did not know what to do with it.
    Book 8 — Mitya (70% in)
  • Grushenka flung back her head, half opened her lips, smiled, waved her handkerchief, and suddenly, with a violent lurch, stood still in the middle of the room, looking bewildered.
    Book 8 — Mitya (96% in)
  • "What blood?" asked Grushenka, bewildered.
    Book 8 — Mitya (97% in)
  • The bewildered youth gazed from one to another.
    Book 10 — The Boys (32% in)
  • Alyosha asked, bewildered.
    Book 11 — Ivan (42% in)
  • "Listen ...." said Ivan, beginning to seem bewildered again and making an effort to grasp something.
    Book 11 — Ivan (72% in)
  • Snegiryov's face looked eager, yet bewildered and exasperated.
    Epilogue (63% in)
  • He seemed in a state of bewildered anxiety.
    Epilogue (70% in)

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