baffle

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  • He felt back of her words the force which had always baffled him. Cited from The Trumpeter Swan, by Temple Bailey
  • Just how any of them could make a move toward it without her knowledge baffled him. Cited from Daughter of the Sun, by Jackson Gregory
  • It appeared almost as if my father had won them over to baffle him. Cited from Adventures Harry Richmond by Meredith, v7
  • What was this baffling thing that we were running up against of late? Cited from Campfire Girls Go Motoring, by Hildegard G. Frey
  • All at once he stopped and raised a white baffled face to her window. Cited from The Coast of Chance, by Esther Chamberlain and Lucia Chamberlain
  • Far better face the fact that race still baffles us almost completely. Cited from Anthropology, by Robert Marett
  • They fall in love, but the death of her husband has left the police baffled.
  • She looked at him more fully, and in her eyes he read something which baffled him. Cited from Afterwards, by Kathlyn Rhodes
  • He was part of her life, and then those eyes, so strange, so baffling. Cited from The Triumph of John Kars, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • He had almost reached her when she filled again, and he was thus baffled three or four times. Cited from The Life of Admiral Viscount Exmouth, by Edward Osler
  • And in our opinion you will always be strong enough to baffle Italy. Cited from The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. II (of 2), ed. by Kenyon
  • But it will be hard if, armed as we are now, we cannot baffle them! Cited from The Long Night, by Stanley Weyman
  • There was one development of the day before which quite baffled me. Cited from The Holladay Case, by Burton E. Stevenson
  • Indeed she is one of the most strange and baffling figures in our literature. Cited from Mysticism in English Literature, by Caroline F. E. Spurgeon
  • I am still baffled as how one of the key players ever managed to be part of it.
  • Existence that had been accepted without question now becomes complex and baffling. Cited from The Unfolding Life, by Antoinette Abernethy Lamoreaux
  • At these places the dog was once or twice nearly baffled again. Cited from The Boy Hunters, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • She has seen him before, though, in a baffling dream that at last makes some sense.
  • Besides, something in his manner was baffling her, and she wanted to understand how they stood. Cited from Winding Paths, by Gertrude Page
  • He looked across at her, the baffling smile still in his eyes. Cited from Charles Rex, by Ethel M. Dell
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Meaning of baffle

  • noun A flat plate that controls or directs the flow of fluid or energy
  • verb Check the emission of (sound)