Thesaurus / nonplused

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

The Putnam Hall CadetsArthur M. Winfield

He was nonplused, for no one answering the description of the Cunarder's passenger had landed from the Intrepid in Melbourne.

To see anyone chagrined, nonplused, or made suddenly to feel ridiculous, was to Mrs. Pell an occasion of sheer delight.

The Diamond PinCarolyn Wells

But if they are asked how this direction may be ascertained or even imagined they are nonplused because they simply do not know.

The Mystery of SpaceRobert T. Browne

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

"Say Fellows--"Wade C. Smith

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

The Holladay CaseBurton E. Stevenson

The announcement brought to the eyes of the planning strategist a nonplused shadow, but it lingered briefly.

DestinyCharles Neville Buck

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

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

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

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