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- v. Present participle of dumfound.
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- adj. same as dumbfounding.
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- adj. bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
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In fact this remark was a dumfounding non sequitur which clearly puzzled Boy David, heroically maintaining his sang froid.
Of course, the mere idea that you could milk a book out of this guy's life experiences is dumfounding.
Coming down from a marvellous leap with the delaying, dumfounding ease
This season has provided no shortage of surprises, dumfounding, jaw-dropping surprises.
He had kept his eyes from looking full at her until then, and as he saw her, thus close at hand, and coming nearer, a regret that was dumfounding took possession of him.
For the moment, defiance from such a source was dumfounding.
This, at first supposed to be a superhuman exhibition of sheer audacity, be came but themore dumfounding when Miss Spence -- looking up from her desk -- greeted him with a pleasant little nod.
This girl seemed to be talking, but her words were dumfounding, and of course there was no way for him to know that he was really listening to her mother.
Bearing this in mind, her experience will explain itself, dumfounding though it was.
And these plastic tokens, so immoderate as to be ordinarily the consequence of nothing short of horror, were overlaid by others, subtler and more gleaming, which wrought the true significance of the contortion -- a joy that was dumfounding.