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Synonyms for baffled

people who are frustrated and perplexed

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perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements

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The warriors were evidently baffled by these precautions, and, having smoked their pipe, and vapored off their valor, took their departure.
There was evidently something about Diana's Grove which both interested and baffled him.
At this, after a second in which his head made the movement of a baffled dog's on a scent and then gave a frantic little shake for air and light, he was at me in a white rage, bewildered, glaring vainly over the place and missing wholly, though it now, to my sense, filled the room like the taste of poison, the wide, overwhelming presence.
And Genevieve, crouched in the little dressing-room and peering through the peep-hole, was baffled, too.
Oddly enough, he gave her the same feeling, too, and with him, too, she felt baffled. Oddly enough, for no two people, she hastily concluded, were more unlike.
He continued his plodding pursuit, though once, for the moment baffled, he came to a full stop and blinked at the men who looked on, at the same time wagging his stump of a tail as an expression of his willingness to fight.
He was baffled. He had never heard of Sherlock Holmes or he would have lost no time in invoking the aid of that celebrated sleuth, for here was a real mystery: An old woman--an invalid who had to be carried from the ship to her room in the hotel--and a handsome lad, her grandson, had entered a room on the second floor of his hostelry the day before.
It was worse when it began to be clothed upon with detestable attributes; and out of the shifting, insubstantial mists that had so long baffled his eye, there leaped up the sudden, definite presentment of a fiend.
And still the figure had no face by which he might know it; even in his dreams, it had no face, or one that baffled him and melted before his eyes; and thus it was that there sprang up and grew apace in the lawyer's mind a singularly strong, almost an inordinate, curiosity to behold the features of the real Mr.
Summary: New Delhi (India), March 22 (ANI): Sam Pitroda, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's close confidant, on Friday said he is "baffled" at the response of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who slammed Pitroda for questioning the death toll in the Balakot air strike in Pakistan.
LORRAINE Kelly has admitted she's "baffled" by Charlotte Crosby's "b***h" comments as she responded to the shocking row.
For the counterclockwise direction (- [omega]), the absence of vortices near the free surface for baffled tanks with Rc* = 5/30 et 7/30 (Figs.
Particle numbers in the mixture Reactor condition 50[degrees]C, 50[degrees]C, Impeller speed (rpm) Baffled Unbaffled 20 8.78 x [10.sup.15] 1.09 x [10.sup.16] 100 1.47 x [10.sup.16] 2.1 x [10.sup.16] 250 3.15 x [10.sup.16] 3.9 x [10.sup.16] 350 3.3 x [10.sup.16] 3.86 x [10.sup.16] Particle numbers in the mixture Reactor condition 60[degrees]C, 60[degrees]C, Impeller speed (rpm) Battled Unbafiled 20 1.6 x [10.sup.16] 2.3 x [10.sup.16] 100 3.5 x [10.sup.16] 5.3 x [10.sup.16] 250 4.6 x [10.sup.16] 6.2 x [10.sup.16] 350 4.5 x [10.sup.16] 6.2 x [10.sup.16]
There are a number of comprehensive studies on baffled tanks that investigate their hydraulic efficiency [6, 9-10].
Low frequency components in our sound, whose wavelengths are large in comparison to the mouth and head diameter, are not easily baffled (redirected) from a normal spherical pattern around the head (Figure 1).