HyperDic: perplex

English > 2 senses of the word perplex:
VERBcognitionperplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfoundbe a mystery or bewildering to
changeperplex, complicatemake more complicated
perplex > pronunciation
Soundsperpleh'ks
RhymesAix ... x / X: 35 rhymes with ehks...
English > perplex: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningBe a mystery or bewildering to.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will perplex him; The good news will perplex her; The performance is likely to perplex Sue
Synonymsvex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound
Narrowerelude, escapeBe incomprehensible to
riddleSet a difficult problem or riddle
stump, mix upCause to be perplexed or confounded
Broaderconfuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulateBe confusing / confusing or perplexing to
Spanishasombrar, confundir, desconcertar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, sorprender
Catalandesconcertar, incomodar, irritar, molestar
English > perplex: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake more complicated.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymcomplicate
Narrowercomplexifymake complex
snarl, snarl up, embranglemake more complicated or confused / confused through entanglements
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositesimplifymake simpler or easier or reduce in complexity or extent
Spanishcomplicar
Catalancomplicar

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