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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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This defiant answer nonplussed the rebels, who had private interests to consider.
Nonplussed, Matt came to a halt and waited for Clip to come up with him, wheeling his crippled one-cylinder.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
I confess I was quite nonplussed for the moment as to how best to commence the attack upon this unexpected visitor.
The club coteries paused, the literary log-rollers were nonplussed, and Thackeray sat reading instead of writing.
The barkeeper was nonplussed, and asked what a tin-roof cocktail was.
For once in a way, Alec was nonplussed, and a deathly silence ensued.
SCOTTISH GHOST STORIESELLIOTT O'DONNELL
"This is beyond everything," said Mrs. Gano, more nonplussed than she had often found herself.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
Mrs. Champney looked nonplussed for a moment and put on her glasses to cover her surprise.
FLAMSTED QUARRIESMARY E. WALLER
Shagarach waved her with courtesy to the nonplussed though apparently still obstinate district attorney.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
If she had asked him his favourite Greek plays, poor Isaac could hardly have been more nonplussed.

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