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Confound

Con`found´   Pronunciation: kǒn`found´
v. t.1.To mingle and blend, so that different elements can not be distinguished; to confuse.
[imp. & p. p. Confounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Confounding.]
Let us go down, and there confound their language.
- Gen. xi. 7.
2.To mistake for another; to identify falsely.
3.To throw into confusion or disorder; to perplex; to strike with amazement; to dismay.
The gods confound...
The Athenians both within and out that wall.
- Shak.
4.To destroy; to ruin; to waste.
How couldst thou in a mile confound an hour?
- Shak.
Verb1.confound - be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"
2.confound - mistake one thing for another; "you are confusing me with the other candidate"; "I mistook her for the secretary"
Synonyms: confuse
abash, accurse, addle, adulterate, alloy, amaze, anathematize, answer, answer conclusively, appall, argue down, astonish, astound, awe, awestrike, balk, ball up, bamboozle, beat, bedaze, bedazzle, befog, bewilder, blaspheme, blast, blur, blur distinctions, boggle, bollix up, bowl down, bowl over, brave, break, bring to ruin, buffalo, canker, cap, cast down, chagrin, challenge, cheapen, checkmate, circumvent, coarsen, complicate, condemn, confound, confront, confute, consume, contaminate, contradict, contravene, controvert, corrupt, counter, counteract, countermand, counterwork, cross, crush, curse, damn, darn, dash, daze, dazzle, deal destruction, debase, debauch, decimate, defeat, defile, deflower, defy, degenerate, degrade, demolish, denature, deny, deprave, depredate, desecrate, desolate, despoil, destroy, devalue, devastate, devour, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, disconfirm, discountenance, dish, dismay, dismiss, dispose of, disrupt, dissolve, distort, dumbfound, dumbfounder, elude, embarrass, embrangle, engorge, entangle, evert, excommunicate, execrate, faze, finish, flabbergast, floor, flummox, foil, foul up, frustrate, fuddle, fulminate against, fumble, garble, get, gobble, gobble up, gut, gut with fire, havoc, hex, implicate, imprecate, incinerate, infect, involve, jumble, jumble together, keep in suspense, knock the chocks, knot, lay in ruins, lay waste, lick, louse up, maze, mess up, misdeem, misidentify, misuse, mix, mix up, mortify, muck up, muddle, mystify, nonplus, overlook distinctions, overthrow, overturn, overwhelm, panic, paralyze, parry, pervert, petrify, pi, play hob with, poison, pollute, pose, prostitute, put out, put to flight, put to rout, put to silence, ramify, rattle, ravage, ravel, ravish, rebut, reduce to silence, refute, riffle, rout, ruin, ruinate, sabotage, scatter, scotch, scramble, screw up, settle, shipwreck, shuffle, shut up, silence, smash all opposition, snafu, snarl, snarl up, spike, spoil, squash, squelch, stagger, stampede, startle, stick, stonewall, strike dead, strike dumb, strike with wonder, stumble, stump, stun, stupefy, subvert, surprise, swallow up, taint, take aback, tangle, throw, throw a whammy, throw into confusion, throw into disorder, thunder against, thwart, tumble, twist, ulcerate, undermine, unleash destruction, unleash the hurricane, upheave, upset, vandalize, vaporize, violate, vitiate, vulgarize, warp, waste, wrack, wreak havoc, wreck
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