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To cause to be bewildered
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“His way of thinking defied logic and would completely confuse me.”
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To make something more complex
“A lot of data in this report is superfluous and only serves to confuse the facts.”
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To mistake something for something else
“Some people confuse Scooby Doo with Marmaduke.”
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To throw into a state of distress marked by confusion
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“The tiny plate given to him at the seafood buffet would confuse Homer, and he rushed to grab the entire steam tray instead.”
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To throw into disorder
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“Please adhere to our strict filing system so as not to confuse the organization of our documents.”
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To read wrongly, normally by accident
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To alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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To make a mess of
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Play games with
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To detect or expose someone in a mistake or inconsistency
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To cause to fail
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To beat in a competition of wits
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Pretend
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To meddle or intervene
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Move clumsily or as if unable to see
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To force or break apart
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To be unable to find something
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Speak continuously and at length in an unintelligible or confused way
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(lose oneself) To lose one's sense of direction
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To increase in amount, size, degree or value
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