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.
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The Woman Who Flummoxed the Fairies" is a magical retelling of a traditional Scottish tale embellished with fabulous poetic illustrations that appeal to the imaginations of children ages 4-8 and up.
Errani's prolific work ethic this year - her 81 matches is almost double that of anyone else in the top 10 - paid off as she flummoxed Radwanska with an array of ferocious forehands, delightful dropshots and luscious lobs.
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