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Verb: bewilder  bi'wil-du(r)
  1. Confuse or leave at a loss because of something complex or difficult to understand
    "These questions bewilder even the experts";
    - confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate [informal], perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, dumbfound
  2. Cause to be confused emotionally
    "This play will delight and bewilder you with its nimble humour";
    - bemuse, discombobulate [informal], throw

Derived forms: bewilders, bewildering, bewildered

Type of: be, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset