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perplex
used in The Adventures of Augie March

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Definition
to confuse
  • I would look over into her blouse, where they seemed to me perfect, and perplex myself with this question.
    Chapter 15 (15% in)
  • And what his idea of company was was perplexing, since, as we came and went like a twister, there was no warmth of conversation to counteract the scene-ignoring cold rush, the thin thresh of the radio antenna and yacking of broadcasts through the gold-mesh mouth in the panel.
    Chapter 8 (32% in)
  • He made a perplexed face to Padilla about me and I said further, "For Chrissake, Doc, don't fiddle around with me, but write the thing out.
    Chapter 12 (88% in)

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