Dark and Perplexing


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Dark adjective – Having an often intentionally veiled or uncertain meaning.
Usage example: a troubled kid who was always muttering dark threats that someday they'd all be sorry

Perplexing and dark are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Perplexing" instead an adjective "Dark".
Nearby Words: darken, darkness, darkened, darkening, darkly
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Perplexing adjective – Lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity.
Dark and perplexing are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Dark" instead an adjective "Perplexing".
Nearby Words: perplex, perplexity, perplexed, perplexedly
Synonyms for Perplexing

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part dark part perplexing part
matter dark matter perplexing matter
twist dark twist perplexing twist
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Both words in one sentence

  • This can be outright perplexing if one of the in-the-dark characters is the vehicle's driver (or pilot), given that he presumably doesn't yet know the destination.
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Perplexing and Dark. (2016). Retrieved 2020, August 14, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/dark/perplexing
Dark & Perplexing. N.p., 2016. Web. 14 Aug. 2020. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/dark/perplexing>.
Perplexing or Dark. 2016. Accessed August 14, 2020. https://thesaurus.plus/related/dark/perplexing.

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