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- v. Present participle of confound.
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- adj. tending to contradict (a hypothesis).
- n. a mistake that results from taking one thing to be another.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. that confounds or contradicts or confuses
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Even more confounding is that, when discounting that exception, Justice Scalia acknowledged that police actions do not occur in a vacuum.
Most confounding is the under-dramatization of Hades.
The more intellectual his opponent the greater the satisfaction he seemed to derive in confounding either the negative or affirmative side of a subject.
Also somewhat confounding is the body fat difference between men and women.
They sat down, and Alka said, “I have succeeded in confounding their deliberations to-day! and there will be a great assembly to-morrow, when I must hide you in a still more out-of-the-way place.”
Miss Sullivan had tried to impress it upon me that "m-u-g" is mug and that "w-a-t-e-r" is water, but I persisted in confounding the two.
G. from W.M. Guizot has been guilty of a still greater inaccuracy in confounding the deification of the living with the apotheosis of the dead emperors.
Gibbon appears to have been mistaken both in confounding this donative on discharge with the annual pay, and in not paying attention to the remark of Valois on the transposition of the numbers in the text. —
* The art of Gibbon, or at least the unfair impression produced by these two memorable chapters, consists in confounding together, in one undistinguishable mass, the origin and apostolic propagation of the Christian religion with its later progress.
And so the point is with this kind of study, you can't tell if it was the from alcohol or from the other what are called confounding factors.