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baffle

baf·fle

baffle

 
 
pronunciation:
bae fl
part of speech: verb
inflections: baffled, baffles, baffling
definition: to confuse; puzzle.
I was baffled by his explanation.
 
synonyms:
bewilder, confuse, puzzle, stump
antonyms:
enlighten
similar words:
frustrate, mystify
derivations: baffling (adj.), bafflingly (adv.), bafflement (n.), baffler (n.)