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Perplex

Per`plex´
v. t.1.To involve; to entangle; to make intricate or complicated, and difficult to be unraveled or understood; as, to perplex one with doubts.
[imp. & p. p. Perplexed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Perplexing.]
No artful wildness to perplex the scene.
- Pope.
2.To embarrass; to puzzle; to distract; to bewilder; to confuse; to trouble with ambiguity, suspense, or anxiety.
We are perplexed, but not in despair.
- 2 Cor. iv. 8.
3.To plague; to vex; to tormen.
a.1.Intricate; difficult.
Verb1.perplex - be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
2.perplex - make more complicated; "There was a new development that complicated the matter"
Synonyms: complicate
addle, addle the wits, ail, amaze, appanage, astonish, astound, awe, awestrike, babble, baffle, balk, ball up, bamboozle, be Greek to, be beyond one, be incredible, be the matter, be too deep, be unbelievable, beat, beat one, becloud, bedaze, bedazzle, befog, befuddle, beset, birthright, blast, boggle, bother, bowl down, bowl over, brave, buffalo, bug, cap, challenge, checkmate, circumvent, cloud, complicate, complicate matters, concern, confront, contravene, counter, counteract, countermand, counterwork, cross, dash, daze, dazzle, defeat, defy, destroy, discombobulate, discomfit, discommode, discompose, disconcert, discountenance, dish, disorganize, disorient, disrupt, distract, distress, disturb, dumbfounder, elude, embarrass, embrangle, ensnarl, entangle, escape one, fill with doubt, flabbergast, floor, flummox, flurry, fluster, flutter, fog, foil, foul up, frustrate, fuddle, fuss, get, gibber, harass, implicate, inconvenience, involve, irk, keep in suspense, knock the chocks, knot, lagniappe, largess, lick, lose one, louse up, maze, mess up, mist, mix up, moider, muck, muck up, muddle, need explanation, nonplus, not make sense, not penetrate, overwhelm, palm oil, paralyze, pass belief, pass comprehension, perks, perquisite, perturb, petrify, plague, pose, pother, pourboire, prerogative, privilege, put out, put to it, raise hell, ramify, rattle, ravel, riddle, ruffle, ruin, sabotage, scotch, screw up, snarl, snarl up, speak in tongues, spike, spoil, stagger, startle, stick, stonewall, strike dead, strike dumb, strike with wonder, stumble, stump, stun, stupefy, stymie, surprise, talk double Dutch, tangle, throw, throw into confusion, thwart, tip, torment, trouble, unsettle, upset, vex, worry
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