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  • adjective same as dumbfounding.

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  • verb Present participle of dumfound.

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  • adjective bewildering or striking dumb with wonder

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Examples

  • In fact this remark was a dumfounding non sequitur which clearly puzzled Boy David, heroically maintaining his sang froid.

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  • In fact this remark was a dumfounding non sequitur which clearly puzzled Boy David, heroically maintaining his sang froid.

    Mrs. Draper Serves a Mugging For Breakfast

  • Of course, the mere idea that you could milk a book out of this guy's life experiences is dumfounding.

    Joseph Minton Amann and Tom Breuer: Media Drunk Tank: Dreams of My Fellatio

  • Coming down from a marvellous leap with the delaying, dumfounding ease

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  • Coming down from a marvellous leap with the delaying, dumfounding ease

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  • This season has provided no shortage of surprises, dumfounding, jaw-dropping surprises.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • For the moment, defiance from such a source was dumfounding.

    Penrod

  • 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.

    Penrod

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