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Another word for perplex

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Verb
  1. To cause to be unclear in mind or intent

  2. To make complex, intricate, or perplexing

      1. To mix together or intertwine in a confused mass; snarl:
      2. To catch or ensnare in an intertwined or confused mass:
      3. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
      1. To growl viciously while baring the teeth.
      2. To speak angrily or threateningly.
      3. To utter with anger or hostility:
      1. To separate the fibers or threads of (cloth, for example); unravel.
      2. To clarify by separating the aspects of.
      3. To tangle or complicate.
      1. To have as a necessary feature or consequence; entail:
      2. To relate to or affect:
      3. To cause to burn; spread to:
      1. To cause to become twisted together or caught in a snarl or entwining mass:
      2. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
      3. To cause (the quantum states of two or more objects) to become correlated in such a way that they remain correlated, even though the objects are separated spatially.
      1. To cause to feel self-conscious or ill at ease; disconcert:
      2. To hinder with obstacles or difficulties; impede:
      3. To involve in or hamper with financial difficulties:
      1. To make or become complex or perplexing.
      2. To twist or become twisted together.
      3. Complex, intricate, and involved.
    See also:

    simple

Another word for perplex

Verb
      1. To confuse or befuddle, especially by being complicated or varied.
      2. To cause to lose one's bearings; disorient:
      1. To cause to become confused or perplexed.
      2. To fail to distinguish; mix up:
      3. To make (something bad) worse:
      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: