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Some of their customs can bewilder travelers.
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  • Some of their customs can bewilder travelers.
  • I am trying to understand her, but am bewildered.
  • The regulations are bewildering.
  • She had set her feet upon that road a spoiled, selfish and untried girl, full of youth, warm of emotion, easily bewildered by life.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind

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  • The sergeant-cook nodded absent-minded, and bewildered.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Elizabeth, you bewilder him!
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • But he was not angry now, only exhausted and bewildered with himself.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • For a moment he seemed bewildered.
    John Steinbeck  --  Of Mice and Men
  • Lou Ann had forgotten it was Halloween, and was completely bewildered when a mob of children came to the door.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • They were bewildered...
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

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  • Wood? thought Harry, bewildered; was Wood a cane she was going to use on him? But Wood turned out to be a person,
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • In an instant he had reached the extremity of the niche, and finding his progress arrested by the rock, stood stupidly bewildered.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Cask of Amontillado
  • This sudden talk of marriage bewildered me, even shocked me I think.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • Bewildered, wondering what on earth he was supposed to have done this time, Harry got up...
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • [Chino stands very still, bewildered by the gun dangling from his hand.]
    Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim  --  Westside Story
  • "You don’t really have to—" Lorraine started, but he looked bewildered.
    Paul Zindel  --  The Pigman
  • The man looked bewildered and lost, as if the ground had been cut from under his feet.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • But he stared at the dashboard with such hurt bewilderment that I could have bawled.
    S.E. Hinton  --  The Outsiders
  • It was the noise that bewilders woodcutters and gypsies sleeping in the open, and makes them run sometimes into the very mouth of the tiger.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  The Jungle Book
  • The man was still there, trying to smile, looking bewildered.
    Ray Bradbury  --  The Martian Chronicles
  • For one bewildered moment he thought that Ron had left the tent, then realized that Ron was lying in the shadow of a bunk,
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • He was bewildered and mad.
    Wilson Rawls  --  Where the Red Fern Grows
  • Jarvis looked at him, at first bewildered, but then something came to him.
    Alan Paton  --  Cry, the Beloved Country
  • The next morning young Goodman Brown came slowly into the street of Salem village, staring around him like a bewildered man.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Young Goodman Brown
  • Nathan turned bewildered eyes on me.
    Kamala Markandaya  --  Nectar in a Sieve
  • He stood up, bewildered.
    Guy de Maupassant  --  The Diamond Necklace
  • said Alice, who was by this time completely bewildered.
    Lewis Carroll  --  Through the Looking-Glass
  • All three of the Gaunts seemed to have forgotten Ogden, who was looking both bewildered and irritated at this renewed outbreak of incomprehensible hissing and rasping.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Then it mumbled in its throaty voice, bewildered to the last, "I - I don’t understand,"
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Last Battle
  • Jason turned with a bewildered look on his face and said, "I don’t know what you’re talking about, Mr. Hamilton."
    Jim Stovall  --  The Ultimate Gift
  • He was bewildered, obviously not thinking in that direction at all.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • It was like the first time he went to school and was embarrassed and bewildered with so many people around.
    Dalton Trumbo  --  Johnny Got His Gun
  • ), he made the friendly Indian runner his prisoner, and he moved farther north until his forces became hopelessly lost in the forest primeval, where they sat out the wars in considerable bewilderment.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • My foster brother, Shan, rubbing the sleep from his eyes, bewildered, asking when I would return.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • This is a shock: we all look at one another, completely bewildered.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • All around Lev, the bewildered cops pace with a false determination in their stride, as if they know exactly where to go, only to turn around and pace with the same determination in another direction.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • I’m going to hide out long enough to watch Lance Nicholas Dunne become a worldwide pariah, to watch Nick be arrested, tried, marched off to prison, bewildered in an orange jumpsuit and handcuffs.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • I giggled at his bewildered expression.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • Sophia could still remember Marcia’s bewildered reaction when she said she’d grown up in Jersey City.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • The queen smiled at our bewildered expressions.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • The blatant stares from the Selected only confirmed I was particularly lovely tonight, and I was so bewildered, I had to turn my back on them to suppress my grin.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • Emma thought with bewilderment, but she’d heard a werewolf’s cry before; this was something much darker and crueler.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • But she looked so bewildered and beautiful that he climbed back on top of her and pushed her all the way down.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • The look on her parents’ faces was bewilderment.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Dr. Javid, who was there when I was brought around, says he will never forget the look of fear and bewilderment on my face.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • What it meant to the others I could hardly imagine; most of them hadn’t been off Cairnholm in a lifetime, and now they gazed around in wonder, bewildered to still be alive and wondering what on earth to do about it.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • The sky was turning the color of a fresh bruise as we pulled into my grandfather’s subdivision, a bewildering labyrinth of interlocking cul-de-sacs known collectively as Circle Village.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • The lecturing tone and bewildering phrases from a judge I’d never met left me completely confused.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • The pilot, an amiable flight lieutenant wearing a handlebar mustache, watched the load going aboard with honest bewilderment writ large across his brow.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Bewildered, I stood stupidly until Elodin came over and shook my unresponsive hand.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
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