nonplused

[ non-pluhs, non-pluhs ]

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He had expected to intimidate our hero easily, and now he was nonplused.

The neighbor could tell no more, and Captain Putnam and the cadets were nonplused.

Nonplused for the moment, the artist wanted then to carry off the thing easily.

For a moment, I was too nonplused to speak; I could only stare at her.

At the time, however, I was nonplused and rather disturbed in my dreams of the future.

To say that I was nonplused is to say less than the truth; I was amazed.

And for a moment she stared at the scene, nonplused, discomfited.

Something had gone wrong in the engine room, and the engineer was nonplused.

I can smoke my own pipe in turn, but when the Indian pipe comes around, I am nonplused.

The youth stood there with the coin in his fingers, nonplused and bewildered; of course he had not understood a word.

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