confuses

present tense third-person singular of confuse
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to fail to differentiate (a thing) from something similar or related a lot of people confuse popular fame with enduring achievement

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“Confuses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/confuses. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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