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

  puzzle \puz"zle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. puzzled (p[u^]z"z'ld);
     p. pr. & vb. n. puzzling (p[u^]z"zl[i^]ng).]
     1. To perplex; to confuse; to embarrass; to put to a stand;
        to nonplus.
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              A very shrewd disputant in those points is dexterous
              in puzzling others.                   --Dr. H. More.
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              He is perpetually puzzled and perplexed amidst his
              own blunders.                         --Addison.
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     2. To make intricate; to entangle.
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              They disentangle from the puzzled skein. --Cowper.
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              The ways of Heaven are dark and intricate,
              Puzzled in mazes, and perplexed with error.
                                                    --Addison.
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     3. To solve by ingenuity, as a puzzle; -- followed by out;
        as, to puzzle out a mystery.
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     Syn: To embarrass; perplex; confuse; bewilder; confound. See
          Embarrass.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  puzzled
      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,
             puzzled]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  85 Moby Thesaurus words for "puzzled":
     addled, agape, aghast, agog, all agog, amazed, annoyed, anxious,
     astonished, astounded, at a loss, at gaze, awed, awestruck,
     baffled, bamboozled, beat, beguiled, beset, bewildered, bewitched,
     bothered, breathless, buffaloed, captivated, confounded, dazed,
     distressed, dumbfounded, dumbstruck, embarrassed, enchanted,
     enraptured, enravished, enthralled, entranced, fascinated,
     flabbergasted, floored, fuddled, gaping, gauping, gazing, harassed,
     hypnotized, in a dilemma, in awe, in awe of, in suspense,
     inconvenienced, irked, licked, lost in wonder, marveling,
     mesmerized, muddled, mystified, nonplussed, on tenterhooks,
     open-eyed, openmouthed, overwhelmed, perplexed, perturbed, plagued,
     popeyed, put to it, rapt in wonder, sore beset, spellbound,
     staggered, staring, stuck, stumped, stupefied, surprised, thrown,
     thunderstruck, troubled, under a charm, vexed, wide-eyed,
     wonder-struck, wondering, worried
  
  

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