Thesaurus / confuse
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Upside down and confused, the owl relaxed its wings, and I used my free arm to tuck them first against its body and then the body against me as though holding a swaddled newborn child.
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These products could confuse consumers into accidentally ingesting a potentially deadly product.
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Now, they are swimming in confusing murky waters when it comes to making decisions.
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Proponents of the change argue that being associated with China has become problematic during the coronavirus pandemic because border agents tend to confuse them with citizens of communist China where Covid-19 is believed to have originated from.
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In fact, when she has put the priority question to corporate leaders, they’re often confused by it.
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I think a lot of consumers have confused ideas about journalism and think it’s supposed to be resistance-y.
Weightlessness also confuses the gravity-sensing vestibular organs in the inner ear that play a role in balance and motor control.
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What most psychologists study, these days, are traits — although traits and types are often confused, which leads to fundamental misunderstandings about personality.
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WORDS RELATED TO CONFUSE
- beat around bush
- beg the question
- cop out
- fend off
- get around
- give the runaround
- keep distance
- lay low
- lead on a merry chase
- pass up
- put off
- slip out
- sneak away
- steer clear of
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