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displeases

dɪsˈpliːz

verb

make (someone) feel annoyed or dissatisfied.

the tone of the letter displeased him

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displease

dɪsˈpliːz

verb

make (someone) feel annoyed or dissatisfied.

the tone of the letter displeased him

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disconcerts

ˌdɪskənˈsəːt

verb

disturb the composure of; unsettle.

the abrupt change of subject disconcerted her

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disconcert

ˌdɪskənˈsəːt

verb

disturb the composure of; unsettle.

the abrupt change of subject disconcerted her

unsettle,nonplus,discomfit,throw/catch off balance,take aback,unnerve,disorient,perturb,disturb,perplex,confuse,bewilder,baffle,fluster,ruffle,shake,upset,agitate,worry,dismay,put out of countenance,discountenance,discompose,surprise,take by surprise,startle,stop someone in their tracks,distract,embarrass,abash,throw,faze,discombobulate,rattle,psych out,cause to be at a stand,gravel

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confuses

kənˈfjuːz

verb

make (someone) bewildered or perplexed.

past and present blurred together, confusing her still further

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confuse

kənˈfjuːz

verb

make (someone) bewildered or perplexed.

past and present blurred together, confusing her still further

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confounds

kənˈfaʊnd

verb

cause surprise or confusion in (someone), especially by not according with their expectations.

the inflation figure confounded economic analysts

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confounding

kənˈfaʊnd

verb

cause surprise or confusion in (someone), especially by not according with their expectations.

the inflation figure confounded economic analysts

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confound

kənˈfaʊnd

verb

cause surprise or confusion in (someone), especially by not according with their expectations.

the inflation figure confounded economic analysts

amaze,astonish,dumbfound,stagger,surprise,startle,stun,stupefy,daze,nonplus,throw,shake,unnerve,disconcert,discompose,dismay,bewilder,set someone thinking,baffle,mystify,bemuse,perplex,puzzle,confuse,take someone’s breath away,take by surprise,take aback,shake up,stop someone in their tracks,strike dumb,leave open-mouthed,leave aghast,catch off balance,buffalo,flabbergast,floor,knock for six,knock sideways,knock out,bowl over,blow someone’s mind,blow away,flummox,discombobulate,faze,stump,beat,fox,be all Greek to,fog,wilder,gravel,maze,cause to be at a stand,distract,pose,obfuscate

exclamation

used to express anger or annoyance.

oh confound it, where is the thing?

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