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1) puzzle. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...problem or matter. 2. To clarify or solve (something confusing) by reasoning or study: He puzzled out the significance of the statement. 1. To be perplexed. 2. To...

2) 207. Here, Sailor. Whitman, Walt. 1900. Leaves of Grass
...WHAT ship, puzzled at sea, cons for the true reckoning? Or, coming in, to avoid the bars, and follow the channel, a perfect pilot needs? Here, sailor! Here, ship!...

3) 61019. Thoreau, Henry David. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:61019 QUOTATION:Some have been puzzled to tell how the shore became so regularly paved. My townsmen have all heard the tradition-the oldest people tell me...

4) 14113. Cooley, Mason. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:14113 QUOTATION:Ironic and jittery, we are puzzled by the old heroes with their fighting, boasting, and cocksure lovemaking. ATTRIBUTION:Mason Cooley (b. 1927),...

5) 65113. Wittgenstein, Ludwig. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:65113 QUOTATION:You must always be puzzled by mental illness. The thing I would dread most, if I became mentally ill, would be your adopting a common sense...

6) 10609. Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson], Lewis. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:10609 QUOTATION:Alice felt dreadfully puzzled. The Hatter's remark seemed to her to have no sort of meaning in it, and yet it was certainly English. "I don't...

7) 4703. Barbara Pym. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...NUMBER: 4703 AUTHOR: Barbara Pym QUOTATION: Miss Doggett again looked puzzled; it was as if she had heard that men only wanted one thing but had forgotten for the...

8) Loss. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To be at a loss. To be unable to decide. To be puzzled or embarrassed. As "I am at a loss for the proper word." Je m y perds," or "Je suis bien embarrassee de dire"...

9) as to. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. With regard to: We are puzzled as to how it happened. 2. According to: candidates who were chosen as to ability....

10) perplexed. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Filled with confusion or bewilderment; puzzled. 2. Full of complications or difficulty; involved. Middle English, from perplex, confused, from Old French perplexe,...

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