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verb [transitive] baffle pronunciation in American English /ˈbæf(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theybaffle
he/she/itbaffles
present participlebaffling
past tensebaffled
past participlebaffled
  1. if a problem, someones behavior, etc. baffles you, you cannot understand it or solve it
    a rare skin condition that has baffled doctors for years
    Detectives remain baffled by these murders.

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