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Word: baffle

Definition: frustrate; perplex


Sentences Containing 'baffle'

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.

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