Origin of perplex
OTHER WORDS FROM perplexper·plex·er, nounper·plex·ing·ly, adverbun·per·plex·ing, adjective
How to use perplex in a sentence
The New York Times called the explanations “perplexing” and insufficient.White House Has No International Legal Justification for Hitting ISIS in Syria|Josh Rogin|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now the high court has reversed course, offering a perplexing dilemma and a challenge to the Vatican.Italian Transgender Ruling Gives Green Light to Civil Unions|Barbie Latza Nadeau|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even more perplexing is that Viktor Yanukovych was still officially the president of Ukraine and Crimea on February 20.Putin’s Crimean Medal of Honor, Forged Before the War Even Began|Will Cathcart|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Given this perplexing picture, what, if anything, looks like a firm fact?Why Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Must Have Died Instantaneously|Clive Irving|March 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Once again, we are approaching that most solemn and perplexing American social ritual—the Super Bowl party.Your Super Bowl Etiquette Guide From Food to Clothes to What Not to Say|Kelly Williams Brown|February 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It offers, to those who see it aright, the most perplexing industrial paradox ever presented in the history of mankind.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Whether any further punishment could be inflicted on him was a perplexing question.
At an early stage of the proceedings a new and perplexing question was raised.
I saw that Galt Roscoe wished to speak to me on the subject perplexing him, but I did not help him.Mrs. Falchion, Complete|Gilbert Parker
On the contrary, should we be involved in those perplexing affairs, they may easily detain me till the middle of next month.