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be·wil·der / biˈwildər/ • v. [tr.] [often as adj.] (bewildered) cause (someone) to become perplexed and confused: she seemed frightened and bewildered his reaction had bewildered her [as adj.] (bewildering) there is a bewildering array of desserts to choose from. DERIVATIVES: be·wil·dered·ly adv. be·wil·der·ing·ly adv. be·wil·der·ment n.

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bewilder

bewilder XVII. f. BE- + †wilder (cause to) lose one's way, perh. back-formation from WILDERNESS.

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bewilder

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