bewilder bewilder  /bɪ ˈwɪl dər/


  1. (v) cause to be confused emotionally
  2. (v) be a mystery or bewildering to


  1. But an international match presents hurdles in business as in love: differing societal attitudes, wily competition and cultural quirks to bewilder the most sophisticated suitor.
  2. Simple numbers often puzzle me, astronomical numbers always bewilder me and drive me crazy.
  3. The assassination continues to bewilder the men.


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furtive furtive
/ˈfɜr tɪv /