Thesaurus / perplexed
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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.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
"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.
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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The resemblance of the picture that had so much perplexed and attracted me, was now explained.
The fair hair and blue eyes that had perplexed Chumru looked strangely out of keeping with his brown skin.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
She did so many things deserving punishment that the teacher was often perplexed to know what course to take with her.
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WORDS RELATED TO PERPLEXED
- in a tizzy
- put out
- worried stiff
- all nerves
- ill at ease
- in turmoil
- on edge
- on the qui vive
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