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tr.v. be·wil·dered, be·wil·der·ing, be·wil·ders
1. To confuse or befuddle, especially by being complicated or varied. See Synonyms at perplex.
2. To cause to lose one's bearings; disorient: "The whirling snow bewildered him" (May Kellogg Sullivan).

be·wil′dered·ly adv.
be·wil′der·ing·ly adv.


in a bewildered manner
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Adv.1.bewilderedly - in a bewildered mannerbewilderedly - in a bewildered manner    
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We can imagine that readers of Borges's text in 1939 have laughed as bewilderedly as the Spanish viewers of Tawada's play that claims Cervantes wrote Don Quixote of la Mancha in Japanese.
The heart can't help breaking when a feckless, free-spirited mama, faced with a death sentence, bewilderedly confesses, "I've never been in the driver's seat of my own life.
And so the Baka tell, bewilderedly, of the sounds of the saws, the trucks carrying the trees, and the new rules that restrict their access to the forest.
My slippery addressee manages the tenses as bewilderedly as the next person.