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Word: baffle

Definition: frustrate; perplex


Sentences Containing 'baffle'

A defect involving the air filter baffle was issued on 6 September 1990 for SLE sedans and wagons.
and he was to go before:--but still was to be seen again ere I could perish--How's that?--There's a riddle now might baffle all the lawyers backed by the ghosts of the whole line of judges:--like a hawk's beak it pecks my brain.
Initially, each act performed three songs and the best from each was chosen by a jury to go forward to the final. The final took place on 19 March, when Pas de Deux's song "Rendez-vous" was chosen from the nine entrants as Belgium's representative for the 28th Eurovision Song Contest. "Rendez-vous" consisted of just one line of quasi-nonsensical lyric ("Rendez-vous, maar de maat is vol en m'n kop is toe") repeated over a quirky, rhythmic instrumental track while Peyskens and van Roy danced barefoot, and seemed to baffle the conservative audience, a large proportion of which was supporting more mainstream singers Bart Kaƫll and Wim de Craene.
The recall was issued after the discovery of a possible dislodge of the baffle which could be drawn into the air intake system and lodge in the throttle.
These features included a new baffle design, a shortened locking collar made from nitrocarburized stainless steel and revolver cylinder cuts on the coupler which allowed propellant gas to exit just forward of the locking collar.
To baffle pursuit he determined to cross the Saltney when the tide was coming in.

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