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Synonyms for confound

Synonyms for confound

to cause (a person) to be self-consciously distressed

to make incapable of finding something to think, do, or say

to take (one thing) mistakenly for another

Synonyms for confound

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The objective was to determine if dehydration could confound the diagnosis of anticholinesterase exposure by using inhibition of cholinesterase activity in quail tissues.
Loveless justice just won't hold enough of us together enough of the time to confound each other constructively; or to found, together--a radical democracy.
Message and conceptual confounds in fear appeals: The role of threat, fear, and efficacy.
The number of crashes confounds police, who had celebrated - if only briefly - the fact that the Valley recorded zero traffic deaths in February.
The stadium forms a vast outdoor room both spacious and welcoming, that confounds the traditional typology of football grounds as hermetic cauldrons fermenting tribal animosities.
The good news is that the "primary care" physician can still write prescriptions for most things, although the profusion of pharmaceuticals confounds the mind and overwhelms the analytic capacity for possible interaction of even the latest supercomputer at the National Institutes of Health.
However, cosmology confounds this simplistic model.
This seriously confounds any comparisons between different treatment regimens," he said.
Both landscape and period piece, the film confounds utopian and antiutopian visions of the Netherlands.
The Hill House is located in the heart of Toronto -- a city that confounds the specialized landscapes typical of so many North American cities.