Definitions for perplexpərˈplɛks
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perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound(verb)
be a mystery or bewildering to
"This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
make more complicated
"There was a new development that complicated the matter"
To cause to feel baffled; to puzzle.
to involve; to entangle; to make intricate or complicated, and difficult to be unraveled or understood; as, to perplex one with doubts
to embarrass; to puzzle; to distract; to bewilder; to confuse; to trouble with ambiguity, suspense, or anxiety
to plague; to vex; to tormen
Origin: [L. perplexus entangled, intricate; per + plectere, plexum, to plait, braid: cf. F. perplexe. See Per-, and Plait.]
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