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Another word for confound

  1. To cause to be unclear in mind or intent

  2. To cause (a person) to be self-consciously distressed

  3. To make incapable of finding something to think, do, or say

      1. To strike repeatedly.
      2. To subject to repeated beatings or physical abuse; batter.
      3. To punish by hitting or whipping; flog.
      1. To propel through the air with a motion of the hand or arm.
      2. To propel or discharge into the air by any means:
      3. To cause to move with great force or speed; propel or displace:
      1. The part of a tree trunk left protruding from the ground after the tree has fallen or has been felled.
      2. A part, as of a branch, limb, or tooth, remaining after the main part has been cut away, broken off, or worn down.
      3. The legs.
      1. A branch or stem that has fallen or been cut from a tree or shrub.
      2. A piece of wood, such as a tree branch, that is used for fuel, cut for lumber, or shaped for a specific purpose.
      3. A wand, staff, baton, or rod.
      1. To put at a loss as to what to think, say, or do; bewilder.
      2. To cause to feel indifferent or bored.
      3. A state of bewilderment or perplexity.
  4. To take (one thing) mistakenly for another

      1. A state or an instance of confusion; a muddle:
      2. A fight or melee.
      1. An error or fault resulting from defective judgment, deficient knowledge, or carelessness.
      2. A misconception or misunderstanding.
      3. To understand wrongly; misinterpret:
      1. To cause to be unable to think with clarity or act with intelligence or understanding; bewilder or perplex.
      2. To cause to feel embarrassment.
      3. To fail to differentiate (one person or thing) from another:
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Another word for confound

  1. To mix

  2. To confuse

      1. To prevent (someone) from accomplishing a purpose or fulfilling a desire; thwart:
      2. To cause feelings of discouragement, annoyance, or lack of fulfillment in:
      3. To prevent from coming to fruition or fulfillment; render ineffectual:
      1. To confuse or befuddle, especially by being complicated or varied.
      2. To cause to lose one's bearings; disorient:
      1. To confuse or trouble with uncertainty or doubt.
      2. To make confusedly intricate; complicate:
      1. Something, such as a game, toy, or problem, that requires ingenuity and often persistence in solving or assembling.
      2. Something that baffles or confuses; an enigma:
      3. The condition of being perplexed; bewilderment: