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  • v. Present participle of flummox.

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Examples

  • Sign snafus in Northwest D.C. are flummoxing residents and passersby.

    Which way?

  • Alessandro had never lived a conventional life, and he was always flummoxing the rules.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • Laid out in the 1920s by Alister MacKenzie, who also designed Augusta National and Cypress Point, it is flummoxing the world's greatest players at a length of less than 7,000 yards.

    Majesty at Royal Melbourne

  • Jackie feels compelled to translate my flummoxing foreign words: "Bien, fifille!"

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Still wholly anonymous and most famous for wearing tuxes, top hats and tails with giant eyeball masks, the Residents remain a flummoxing entity even in the information age.

    Disco Donors, Punk Pioneers

  • Burns doesn't sugar-coat his often unpalatable message for mass appeal, and uses every opportunity to commit career suicide – watch his cheekily subversive turn on BBC News, easily flummoxing a tediously professional Huw Edwards.

    This week's new comedy

  • But Lexus and Benz have seen no need to lower their prices in a primal bellowing that hails their victory in the flummoxing marketplace.

    Matthew Anderson: America's on "Lockdown"

  • A similar attempt to shake free of American power and influence occurred earlier this year when two U.S. allies, Turkey and Brazil, orchestrated an independent opening to Iran over its rogue nuclear program, flummoxing Washington.

    We’re No. 11!

  • He said Mr. Pettitte has become a more complete pitcher at this late stage of his career, a lefthander capable of controlling both sides of the plate with his cutter and flummoxing hitters with two types of fastballs.

    Pettitte Gets Better With Age

  • Murray forces deuce but again Hajek has him scurrying desperately across the baseline before flummoxing him with a sliced half-court backhand.

    Wimbledon 2010: Andy Murray v Jan Hajek - as it happened

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