Baffle and Confuse


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Baffle verb – To throw into a state of mental uncertainty.
Usage example: she was baffled by the wording of the clause in the insurance policy

Confuse is a synonym for baffle in perplex topic. In some cases you can use "Confuse" instead a verb "Baffle", when it comes to topics like puzzle, bewilder, enigma. popular alternative
Nearby Words: baffled, baffling, bafflement, baffler
Synonyms for Baffle


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Confuse verb – To throw into a state of mental uncertainty.
Usage example: the similar-sounding words “censure” and “censor” often confuse people

Baffle is a synonym for confuse in bewilder topic. You can use "Baffle" instead the word "Confuse" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as enigma, bewilder someone. popular alternative
Nearby Words: confusion, confusing, conflation
Synonyms for Confuse

Common collocations

people baffle people confuse people
police baffle police confuse police
humans baffle humans confuse humans
viewers baffle viewers confuse viewers
Other nouns: fans, opponents, readers, enemies, newcomers, audiences.
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Confuse or Baffle. 2016. Accessed June 14, 2021.

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