bemuse


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Synonyms for bemuse

Synonyms for bemuse

to dull the senses, as with a heavy blow, a shock, or fatigue

Synonyms for bemuse

cause to be confused emotionally

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That is largely bemuse people don't like the hassle of signing up for this type of plan.
I respect that, and we wish him well, but it does bemuse me.
The question perplexed its 18th-century audiences, and the quest to create imitations of life continues to bemuse and unnerve us.
245), the possibility is mentioned that patients with Parkinson's disease might have improved in the study bemuse of the placebo effect rather than the administration of the protein glial-cell-line-derived neurotrophic factor.
Lots of sorts of behaviour bemuse me to be honest (for example, I've got a pair of flatmates who happily spend half hour each Monday night discussing the different flavours of soup they could eat during the week), but the behaviour pattern of getting all excited because a man who has the same type of passport as you is progressing in a tennis tournament really does get me looking quizzically skywards for answers.
In this model, the afterglow may appear brighter not bemuse the jet is reenergized but because the larger area includes regions of high energy.