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At eight o'clock the wind fell to a calm and was afterwards baffling and light from north to east and south-east.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
During one year I succeeded in baffling all the activity of the French police, and of our own spies.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
An indecisive action took place in which, owing to baffling calms, only the British van was engaged.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
Brazzier was a man of tigerish temper, and he became infuriated in a few seconds at this repeated baffling of his purpose.
ADRIFT ON THE PACIFICEDWARD S. ELLIS
Thus was lost almost his last chance of retaining his crown, and baffling the designs of his enemies.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
Opposition was bad enough, but indifference was far more baffling.
THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'SFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
And yet more strangely baffling than the city are the citizens.
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
Do you feel as I do, Murch, about all this; that it is very, very strange and baffling?'
TRENT'S LAST CASEE.C. (EDMUND CLERIHEW) BENTLEY
After that came several days of light, baffling winds, alternating with calms.
RALPH GRANGER'S FORTUNESWILLIAM PERRY BROWN
It was baffling and Burckhardt would have loved to stand there and puzzle it out, but it was too busy a place.
THE TUNNEL UNDER THE WORLDFREDERIK POHL

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