flummoxed


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flum·mox

 (flŭm′əks)
tr.v. flum·moxed, flum·mox·ing, flum·mox·es Informal
To confuse; perplex.

[Probably of English dialectal origin.]

flummoxed

(ˈflʌməkst)
adj
perplexed or bewildered
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flummoxed

adjective baffled, confused, puzzled, stumped, foxed, at sea, bewildered, at a loss, mystified, stymied, bamboozled (informal), nonplussed The leaders were flummoxed by the suggestion.
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flummoxed

[ˈflʌməkst] adjdémonté(e)
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And my 'pinion is, Sammy, that if your governor don't prove a alleybi, he'll be what the Italians call reg'larly flummoxed, and that's all about it.
Walters' crew was briefly flummoxed when he dropped a bottle of spaghetti sauce, which made a mess in the cart and on the floor.
Eileen is flummoxed at his odd behaviour and Seb reveals the truth about what evil Phelan has been up to.
The Frenchwoman flummoxed the Polish ninth seed with a display that delighted the home crowd, and signalled a palpable belief in her ability to go much further here.
Wes Hoolahan teed up the West Brom star with a wonder pass for his third goal in two games, kick-starting a second-half show of strength that flummoxed the hosts.
Amid the din of food shoppers' glee, the transition to a turbulent, deflationary environment has found many food retailers flummoxed, as shown by the recent rounds of quarterly financial reports from several key players -- including Sprouts Farmers Market, Target, Whole Foods Market, Supervalu, Smart & Final, SpartanNash, Dollar General, and even the seemingly bulletproof Kroger -- all of which cited deflation, to greater and lesser degrees, as an obstinate thorn in their sales performance.
From physical comedy, misdirection and stylish sleight-of hand to his less respectable talents, he'll have you flummoxed with his dexterity.
A quarter of parents admitted they were flummoxed by questions from budding Einsteins, including "why is the sky blue?
A colleague recently "enjoyed" a game with her duo, only to be flummoxed by her five-year-old son.
Bats became flummoxed, however, when a plastic cup covered the fake frog's vocal sac, indicating that the hunt requires echolocation.
Sorry to say I''m a bit flummoxed by your infestation.