verb (used with object), baf·fled, baf·fling.
verb (used without object), baf·fled, baf·fling.
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Servis, a general contractor, was baffled by how introverted Stone acted.
Still other critics are baffled that Borges was influenced by such strange and disparate sources.Borges Had A Genius For Literature But Not Love Or Much Else|Allen Barra|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Martin Amis is not baffled by the modern world; he observes it with precision.Martin Amis Talks About Nazis, Novels, and Cute Babies|Ronald K. Fried|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Baffled by the jargon-heavy consumer information manual, I chatted with Cheryl Luptowski from the NSF consumer affairs office.
Putin said in late April that he was baffled that the Americans were targeting the Russian oligarchs.Exclusive: Putin Imposes Secret Sanctions on Pro-Gay Obama Campaign Donors|Josh Rogin|May 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Napoleon and his forces retreated, baffled and discomfited, from the field.Liverpool a few years since|James Aspinall
Was he baffled, and was Dr. Sturk, after all, never to regain his speech?The House by the Church-Yard|J. Sheridan Le Fanu
Its fame rests on a mystery which has baffled literary curiosity for close on half a century.
Being now comparatively reinvigorated, we again attempted to cross the plain which had baffled us before.The Scout and Ranger|James Pike
My companions who were quite fresh, and who had not felt the strain of baffled purpose as I had, assumed a more encouraging tone.Wake-Robin|John Burroughs