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  1. baffling, elusive, knotty, problematic, problematical, toughadjective

    making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe

    "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home"

    Synonyms:
    subtle, gnarled, involved, knotty, problematical, debatable, ruffianly, bad, rugged, toughened, problematic, snarly, gnarly, hard, tangled, sturdy, knobbed, tough, knotted, elusive, tortuous, convoluted, snarled

    Antonyms:
    easy

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  1. bafflingadjective

    Synonyms:
    disconcerting, frustrating, confusing, perplexing

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  1. List of paraphrases for "baffling":

    disconcerting, bewildering, puzzling, perplexing

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How to use baffling in a sentence?

  1. David Sweat:

    To make a dry run and ... have the ability to escape, and then go back in, it is a little baffling.

  2. Jennifer Moore:

    It's baffling to us.

  3. David Curry:

    This is not only a baffling error, it's likely in direct violation of the International Religious Freedom Act, the law that requires these designations to be made in the first place, in no other country on earth do we see such a sustained level of outright violence directed towards a Nigerian Christians community, and the situation has only deteriorated over the past 12 months.

  4. Zoe Muller:

    The most surprising thing for me is that it has taken until 2021 to recognize that giraffes have a complex social system. We have known for decades about other species of socially complex mammal, such as elephants, primates and cetaceans, but it is baffling to me how such a charismatic and well-known species as the giraffe could have been so understudied until recently.

  5. Edward Dahlberg:

    Men are mad most of their lives; few live sane, fewer die so. The acts of people are baffling unless we realize that their wits are disordered. Man is driven to justice by his lunacy.


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