Eccentric and Perplexing


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Eccentric adjective – Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion.
Usage example: his eccentric decorating style isn't going over well with the neighbors

Perplexing and eccentric are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Perplexing" instead an adjective "Eccentric".
Nearby Words: eccentricity, eccentrically, eccentrical
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Perplexing adjective – Lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity.
Eccentric and perplexing are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Eccentric" instead an adjective "Perplexing".
Nearby Words: perplex, perplexity, perplexed, perplexedly
Synonyms for Perplexing
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