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bemused
used in The Remains of the Day

3 uses
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Definition
puzzled or confused
  • I could not see, then, how I might press on with this bantering; in fact, I decided it best to call a halt to the matter and, pretending to remember something I had urgently to attend to, excused myself, leaving my employer looking rather bemused.
    Prologue (83% in)
  • But then noticing the mirthful expression on my face, they broke into a laugh, though in a somewhat bemused fashion.
    3m — Day 3 - Morning (11% in)
  • The doctor nodded, but looked a little bemused.
    4a — Day 4 - Afternoon (26% in)

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