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bewilder
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

3 uses
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Definition
to confuse someone
  • "This is not an inn," she would inform the lost and bewildered travelers, who'd been expecting someone younger to greet them and fetch their luggage.
    p. 18.8
  • And as if all this weren't sufficiently bewildering, there was a noise I had never before associated with 80 Front Street; it was a noise in the driveway, and my bedroom windows didn't face the driveway, so I had to get out of bed and leave my room to see what the noise was.
    p. 83.2
  • But to many of the bewildered congregation, who took their cues from the rector—for how else should they know what their next move should be, in this unique celebration?
    p. 231.5

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