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Synonyms for baffle

Synonyms for baffle

to prevent from accomplishing a purpose

Synonyms for baffle

a flat plate that controls or directs the flow of fluid or energy

check the emission of (sound)

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Previously a wimpy, geek-rock outfit churning out watered-down indie songs that were bafflingly popular, they have returned as a brash electronica outfit.
I have very recently been an astonished observer of a bank's bafflingly crass treatment of a student who has just completed a postgraduate course.
Ataka's demand for a referendum would defuse the issue, he claimed, somewhat bafflingly.
Traversa is an exercise in rough-and-ready writing that is as bafflingly mundane as it is exciting.
railway project was noisy, smelly, hot, strenuous and sometimes bafflingly mundane work--but it taught me to appreciate every minute in front of my laptop, tapping away at the keys.
But they had their own reason to carp when they appeared to have won the game with an interception by Troy Polamalu - only to have it rather bafflingly reversed.
With qualifications, it expressed itself in landscapes, still lifes, portraits, and--Riegl somewhat bafflingly claims--in genre painting.
If one group of American men feels truly "stiffed," it is divorced fathers, bafflingly absent from Faludi's account.
The tragedy, which has received bafflingly little attention, is the effect defense cuts have had on opportunities for black Americans.
The most glaring of these comes near the end of Carlson's solo when she sings a bafflingly New Age-style song with boring, unexceptional words.
The solutions to these classic brainteasers are bafflingly simple
Design-wise, it's hit and miss-while one specter looks like a vampire nun (which, like the doll in "Annabelle," will have its own spin-off film), another apparition bafflingly looks a lot like Jack Skellington from "Nightmare Before Christmas.
30pm THERE has clearly been a terrible error by the TV listings producers today as the only football match on our screens is Deportivo La Coruna v Rayo Vallecano, which bafflingly contains neither Liverpool nor West Ham, writes Phil Agius.
Last year, at the end of another prolific summer, his England CV remained bafflingly bare - with just two Tests in 2012 and two low-key one-day international caps against Ireland to his name.