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1. bewilder

verb. ['bɪˈwɪldɝ'] be a mystery or bewildering to.

Synonyms

  • confuse
  • vex
  • mix up
  • throw
  • baffle
  • beat
  • discombobulate
  • flummox
  • stick
  • elude
  • pose
  • gravel
  • befuddle
  • puzzle
  • fuddle
  • dumbfound
  • riddle
  • bedevil
  • perplex
  • stump
  • get
  • confound
  • stupefy
  • escape
  • mystify
  • amaze
  • nonplus

Antonyms

  • disassemble
  • please
  • reassure
  • switch on

Etymology

  • be- (English)
  • be- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wilder (English)

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2. bewilder

verb. ['bɪˈwɪldɝ'] cause to be confused emotionally.

Synonyms

  • discombobulate
  • discomfit
  • untune
  • bemuse
  • upset
  • disconcert
  • discompose

Antonyms

  • switch off
  • stand still
  • lose
  • refresh

Etymology

  • be- (English)
  • be- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wilder (English)

Example sentences of the word bewilder


1. Verb, base form
They can bewilder predators with them, making the outlines of their bodies unclear and thus buying themselves extra time to flee hazardous scenes.

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