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I sat perplexed with my fleshy bottom folding over a mound of quartz.
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While I adjusted the shelter, a woman with an elegant parka and an even more elegant dog walked past us, gawking and perplexed.
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The HbA1c shift was exciting, but Faustman was perplexed when she looked for its cause.
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My well-meaning if perplexed parents attempted to secure care for me through standard methods.
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And, if they can sit tight through too many similar home-recording scenes, it should help the perplexed appreciate her appeal.
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He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful.
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"Better so," was the Senora's sole reply; and she fell again into still deeper, more perplexed thought about the hidden treasure.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He is perplexed and hindered by the lack of soldiers, but is doing his best with his small forces.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
He leaped out to see what had happened, and, after a few perplexed and exhausting moments, remembered.
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The observer might well remain perplexed at the pathetic discord between human work and human wants.
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WORDS RELATED TO PERPLEXED

  • agog
  • baffled
  • befuddled
  • confused
  • dazzled
  • dizzy
  • dumbfounded
  • dumbstruck
  • flustered
  • lost
  • muddled
  • perplexed
  • punchy
  • puzzled
  • rattled
  • slap-happy
  • staggered
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