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bewilder
used in The Souls of Black Folk

6 uses
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Definition
to confuse someone
  • Then amid all crouched the freed slave, bewildered between friend and foe.
    Chapter 2 (56% in)
  • The holocaust of war, the terrors of the Ku-Klux Klan, the lies of carpet-baggers, the disorganization of industry, and the contradictory advice of friends and foes, left the bewildered serf with no new watchword beyond the old cry for freedom.
    Chapter 1 (51% in)
  • Then came the revolution of war and Emancipation, the bewilderment of Reconstruction,—and now, what is the Egypt of the Confederacy, and what meaning has it for the nation's weal or woe?
    Chapter 7 (61% in)
  • Joyed and bewildered with what came, he stood awaiting new wonders till the inevitable Age of Reaction swept over the nation and brought the crisis of to-day.
    Chapter 10 (69% in)
  • The worlds within and without the Veil of Color are changing, and changing rapidly, but not at the same rate, not in the same way; and this must produce a peculiar wrenching of the soul, a peculiar sense of doubt and bewilderment.
    Chapter 10 (75% in)
  • The people were distinctly bewildered.
    Chapter 13 (53% in)

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