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  • Expresses perplexity, confusion, surprise, or puzzlement (as if telling somebody to try to make sense of the situation).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. a phrase used by itself as an interjection to mean “How can one explain that?”, or to express puzzlement over some seeming contradiction.


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