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half-bewildered

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  • Mariam bounced her stiffly, a half-bewildered, half-grateful smile on her lips.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • I was, of course, hardly surprised that as a military man, as an officer, he was not a success, that he was in fact worse than useless; but what I had not anticipated was that he was by no means conspicuous for much bravery; that in battle he had a downcast, woebegone air, seemed half-depressed, half-bewildered.

    A Desperate Character

  • But as there is no point or marked incident in the story, and as it must necessarily be without the half-frightened, half-bewildered look with which the narrator accompanied his recollections, it may possibly lose, its effect when transferred to paper.

    Rob Roy

  • He turned his head and looked up at her suddenly, half-bewildered, half-defiant.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • Durbellière, schemes had floated across his half-bewildered brain for the accomplishment of his object.

    La Vend�e

  • A momentary suspension of consciousness is followed by the rustling sound of a shower of sand and dry grass, and the half-bewildered thought of where he is, and how he came into darkness.

    A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries

  • They stood motionless, not taking off their things, and with silent, half-bewildered, half-joyful emotion gazed straight in front of them.

    Virgin Soil

  • Then the same half-knowing, half-bewildered look came back into his faded eyes.

    The Great Gatsby

  • He forced his smile to remain in place and stepped off the dais toward the three young mages, each of whom carried a half-bewildered expression.

    Colors of Chaos

  • Elayne was not certain Rand realized she was still in the room, the way he stared after Egwene with a half-bewildered expression.

    The Shadow Rising

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