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Verb: confound  kun'fawnd
  1. Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    "These questions confound even the experts";
    - confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, discombobulate, perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, dumbfound
     
  2. Mistake one thing for another
    - confuse

Derived forms: confounds, confounding, confounded

Type of: be, misidentify, mistake

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