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synonyms for confound

  • amaze
  • astonish
  • astound
  • baffle
  • bewilder
  • discombobulate
  • dumbfound
  • embarrass
  • faze
  • mystify
  • perplex
  • puzzle
  • rattle
  • startle
  • surprise
  • abash
  • befog
  • blend
  • bug
  • commingle
  • confute
  • discomfit
  • discountenance
  • fiddle
  • flabbergast
  • jumble
  • misidentify
  • mix
  • nonplus
  • pose
  • throw
  • metagrobolize
  • mix up
  • screw up
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antonyms for confound

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  • bore
  • calm
  • clarify
  • clear up
  • comfort
  • enlighten
  • expect
  • explain
  • explicate
  • help
  • divide
  • separate
  • make clear
  • relate
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How to use confound in a sentence

One thing Kaleido has been careful to demonstrate — and it’s sad to think that this is a differentiator — is that its products work with people whose skin tone and hair confound other solutions.
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That framing puts the wellbeing of business over the wellbeing of people, to already confounding results.
IS THE GOVERNMENT JUST GOING TO WATCH THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY DIE?ELAZAR SONTAGAUGUST 28, 2020EATER
We’ve bought into the fiction that the management structures and systems that confound and constrain us can be amended only by those at the top of the pyramid, or by their appointees in HR, planning, finance, and legal.
HOW TO BREAK FREE OF BUREAUCRACY IN THE WORKPLACEMICHELE ZANINIAUGUST 17, 2020QUARTZ
Bamboozle is one of those words that has been confounding etymologists for centuries.
WHAT IS THE ORIGIN OF THE WORD “BAMBOOZLE”?BRIGID WALSHJULY 26, 2020EVERYTHING AFTER Z
Samuel Scarpino, a professor at Northeastern University who studies infectious diseases, said that it can be very difficult, even in a sophisticated model, to separate all of the confounding factors that could be at play, like geography.
REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS SEE COVID-19 VERY DIFFERENTLY. IS THAT MAKING PEOPLE SICK?AMELIA THOMSON-DEVEAUXJULY 23, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Confound it, no;” rejoined Mr. Simmery, stopping for an instant to smash a fly with the ruler.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Then confound your slow coaches down here; thats all, said the doctor, walking away.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
Weld is a totally distinct word from woad, but most dictionaries confound them.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
These proverbs remind us of Bacon: "Specious words confound virtue."
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
What has happened between you and the communiers, whom may the pest carry off and hell confound!
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WORDS RELATED TO CONFOUND

  • baffle
  • befuddle
  • bewilder
  • confound
  • discombobulate
  • disconcert
  • fuddle
  • mix up
  • muddle
  • muddy
  • mystify
  • perplex
  • puzzle
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