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perplex

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishperplexper‧plex /pəˈpleks $ pər-/ verb [transitive]  WORRIEDif something perplexes you, it makes you feel confused and worried because it is difficult to understand syn puzzle Shea’s symptoms perplexed the doctors.perplexing adjective a perplexing problem→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
perplexFor a moment he just stared at me, looking rather perplexed.The dream is brief but perplexing.The Judge, accustomed to hearing unconventional job descriptions, none the less appeared perplexed.Solly's climb was to perplex and stretch the best climbers for decades.She seemed perplexed by the question.In a school gymnasium full of caucus-goers in Des Moines, Dole inadvertently coined the best phrase of this perplexing campaign.She didn't smile and this perplexed me because I knew she liked our Mary.What surprised and perplexed me was how authentic, and therefore how riveting, it turned out to be.The question of how the murderer had gained entry to the house perplexed the police for several weeks.
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Verb table
perplex
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyperplex
he, she, itperplexes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyperplexed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave perplexed
he, she, ithas perplexed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad perplexed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill perplex
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have perplexed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam perplexing
he, she, itis perplexing
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you, we, theyare perplexing
Past
I, he, she, itwas perplexing
you, we, theywere perplexing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been perplexing
he, she, ithas been perplexing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been perplexing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be perplexing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been perplexing
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