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They launch into a noisy but triumphant rendition of Dolly Parton’s “9 to 5,” trading looks of pure, astonished joy as the crowd remains bemused.
PEACOCK'S ALL-GIRL MUSLIM PUNK BAND COMEDY WE ARE LADY PARTS IS A ROCKIN' GOOD TIMEJUDY BERMANJUNE 2, 2021TIME
He invited the bemused newsmen to examine the delicate tracery of the insect’s wings.
THE WINGS OF WAR: SOME PEOPLE BELIEVED CICADAS CARRIED A DIRE WARNINGJOHN KELLYMAY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Carlson isn’t known for his emotive diversity, so Fox viewers simply saw Carlson flickering around, befuddled and bemused, as the text at the bottom of the screen assured them that it would all be over soon.
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That typically involves engaging a bemused media owner on the other end with knock-knock jokes that don’t have a punchline.
BROKEN WINDOWS, ‘CUDDLING BREAKS’ AND INTERRUPTED VIDEO CALLS: PARENTS SHARE REALITIES OF JUGGLING WORK WHILE HOMESCHOOLING KIDSJESSICA DAVIESFEBRUARY 26, 2021DIGIDAY
Assembled in the slick, now-familiar “docu-tainment” style that has become the fashion with high-profile shows of its ilk, “The Lady and the Dale” takes a deceptively bemused tone from the start.
‘THE LADY AND THE DALE’ EXPLORES TRANSPHOBIA IN 1970S AMERICAJOHN PAUL KINGFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The truth is, I have a little lost my way, and stand bemused at the cross-roads.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
But his trembling nervous fingers and bemused eyes could make nothing of the "case" thus so suddenly brought before him.
THE DOCTOR'S FAMILYMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
After a time I exchanged it for one of the volumes of sermons, only to be equally bemused.
A CABINET SECRETGUY BOOTHBY
She led him, unresisting but bemused, towards the gate, and into a confectioner's.
THE GREY WIG: STORIES AND NOVELETTESISRAEL ZANGWILL
Harky pondered a question that has bemused all great philosophers: how can humans be so foolish?
THE DUCK-FOOTED HOUNDJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
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WORDS RELATED TO BEMUSED

  • absent
  • absentminded
  • absorbed
  • abstracted
  • bemused
  • bewildered
  • distrait
  • dreamy
  • engrossed
  • entranced
  • faraway
  • feeble
  • going in circles
  • ignorant
  • inconscient
  • musing
  • perplexed
  • preoccupied
  • rapt
  • spellbound
  • taken in
  • taken up
  • unconscious
  • wasted
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