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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Confuse with astonishment; Amaze.

Usage examples (9)
  • If her idea had been utterly to dumfound the unsuspecting professor, she succeeded admirably.
  • Books were written on the ethics of the game; experts came to the front; ping pong weeklies and monthlies were founded, to dumfound the masses, and the very air vibrated...
  • Genius can cross the Alps, can conquer Europe, can dumfound the world.
  • This force be a proper dumfound, a dole that will surprise a loved one. for more
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