Perplexing and Strange


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Perplexing adjective – Lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity.
Strange is a synonym for perplexing in puzzling topic. In some cases you can use "Strange" instead an adjective "Perplexing".
Nearby Words: perplex, perplexity, perplexed, perplexedly
Synonyms for Perplexing


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Strange adjective – Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion.
Usage example: the strange smell we'd noticed turned out, unhappily, to be from the dinner our host was making

Perplexing is a synonym for strange in unusual topic. Sometimes you can use "Perplexing" instead an adjective "Strange", if it concerns topics such as odd, deviating.
Nearby Words: strangeness, stranger, strangely
Synonyms for Strange

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part perplexing part strange part
twist perplexing twist strange twist
case perplexing case strange case
example perplexing example strange example
Other nouns: situations.
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