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verb as in confuse


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A next step is establishing a baseline, indicating whether a standard deep-learning neural net would get befuddled by such a task.

Yet the Water Authority’s own forecasts paint a different picture, showing an increased water demand decades into the future, which befuddled local agencies.

Coach Sean McVay and quarterback Jared Goff were befuddled on that evening by the defensive scheming of Coach Bill Belichick and the Patriots as the Rams lost, 13-3.

I suspect this will buoy liberal spirits, but anger the right and befuddle the independents.

These Roman nights, with their garlic and incense, are apt to befuddle the brain,—rob it of its power to plot.

There was no necessity now for tricks to further befuddle the demoralized cadets.

Really, Mr. Ward, the writer who cannot sufficiently befuddle himself and his readers in fifty pages is not very skilful.

But when an artist tells them of recondite principles in æsthetics they accuse him of an endeavour to befuddle them.

He had been drinking alcolite; not enough to befuddle him, but enough to make him triumphantly talkative.

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On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to befuddle, such as: baffle, bewilder, daze, disorient, distract, and dumbfound.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.