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baffle
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

5 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
baffled her
Definition
to completely confuse someone
  • It was Reynie who noticed this — that Constance, with a look of anxious bafflement, had begun to crouch down as if to protect herself from an attack.
    p. 216.2

There are no more uses of "baffle" flagged with this meaning in The Mysterious Benedict Society.

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  • I persuaded the Whisperer that I was Curtain, then gave it orders that more or less baffled it out of operation.
    p. 477.6
  • Utterly baffled now, the children held their tongues.
    p. 20.5
  • Which left only the middle line, and that one utterly baffled them.
    p. 310.9
  • "Look at this one: 'CURTAIN BEST MAN TO HANDLE BAFFLING AMNESIA EPIDEMIC."
    p. 348.5

There are no more uses of "baffle" in The Mysterious Benedict Society.

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