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  • adjective Embarrassing; puzzling; troublesome.

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  • adjective confusing or puzzling
  • adjective bewildering
  • verb Present participle of perplex.

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  • adjective lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity

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Examples

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  • What's rather perplexing is how white athletes often get treated more favorably than their African-American counterparts.

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  • All-time career victories have been of impetus critical census data to have use of in perplexing to establish a "greatest" all-time college football coach, yet as in all things a group fool around for inhabitant championships.

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  • Also perplexing is the fact that the tweets came from around the world, and the researchers don't know how many of them were conceived in the U.S., where the DJIA is based.

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  • Also perplexing is the fact that the tweets came from around the world, and the researchers don't know how many of them were conceived in the U.S., where the DJIA is based.

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  • This is because while human beings are multifaceted creatures with intricate neural networks for making logical decisions and using sound fact-based judgments, sometimes they simply behave in perplexing and illogical ways.

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  • What's perplexing is that it took the court 32 pages to reach its conclusion.

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  • Even more perplexing is a page in the Mets 'media guide that outlines plans for a new stadium by 2004.

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