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kon fownd

  • v  be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
  • v  mistake one thing for another

  • The answer: She intends to confound and dismay.
  • Amber found in a coal seam in southern Illinois appears to confound categories.
  • As Kersey devises booby traps and trip-wire bombs to confound the gang, the senior citizens gleefully take pot shots at the wounded gang members from their windows.
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  • Gemini Daily Horoscope for June 12, 2013
    Your big brain is getting you in trouble again -- but it's the right kind of trouble! You may confound the boss or someone else who can make decisions, but it should make them inclined to trust you. More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes , Daily Couple's LoveScopes , Daily CareerScopes , Weekly RomanticScopes , Monthly FitnessScopes , more ... Today's Free Sample Reading: Uncover ...
    June 12, 2013 - Astrology.com
Quotes

  • Christian Prudhomme in ESPN
    It's very good. It allows us to confound the cheaters,Christian Prudhomme told The Associated Press by phone. "What's being done at the Tour de France has never existed in the world of sport, in no competition."
  • Eric Rudolph in CNNMoney.com
    In a statement in April, Rudolph said he targeted the Olympics "to confound, anger and embarrass the Washington government in the eyes of the world for its abominable sanctioning of abortion on demand."
  • President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in Forbes
    In the end, we had to make a decision that was bound to please and displease, impress and confound, unite and divide,Arroyo said in a speech to business leaders. "Let us now all pray, reflect and join hands to make the Estrada pardon a...

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