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perplexing

adjective

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perplexing

verb
present participle of perplex

Synonyms & Antonyms of perplexing (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make complex or difficult
  • let's not perplex the issue further with irrelevant concerns

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The first known use of perplexing was in 1585

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“Perplexing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/perplexing. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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