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bewilder

be·wil·der

bewilder

pronunciation:
b wIl dr
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part of speech: verb
inflections: bewildered, bewildering, bewilders
definition: to confuse or puzzle.
Having too many choices bewilders me.
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synonyms:
baffle, confuse, mystify
similar words:
daze, muddle, puzzle, stump
derivations: bewilderingly (adv.), bewilderment (n.)
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The word bewilder contains the following part:
be- Old English prefix that means to cover or surround with; to act on or change another.
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The prefix be- forms verbs from nouns and verbs.