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 for nonplused
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nonplus \Non"plus`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nonplusedor
     Nonplussed; p. pr. & vb. n. Nonplusing or Nonplussing.]
     To puzzle; to confound; to perplex; to cause to stop by
     [1913 Webster]
           He has been nonplused by Mr. Dry's desiring him to tell
           what it was that he endeavored to prove. --Spectator.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: filled with bewilderment; "at a loss to understand those
             remarks"; "puzzled that she left without saying goodbye"
             [syn: at a loss(p), nonplused, nonplussed,

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