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plus, baffle, puzzle, make uncertain, put to it, Inf. bamboozle, Inf. buffalo, Inf. stump; disconcert, Inf. discombobulate, stagger; abash, embarrass, put [s.o.] at a disadvantage or loss; stun, stupefy, daze, amaze, astonish, astound, flabbergast, dumfound, boggle; fuddle, befuddle, muddle, bemuddle, fog, befog, keep [s.o.] guessing; fool, delude, trick, outwit, hoodwink, Sl. hornswoggle, bluff.
2. confuse, tangle, entangle, involve, snarl, mix up, jumble; mess up, clutter up, disorganize, turn topsyturvy, put into turmoil,
Inf. foul up; imbroil, complicate, put at sixes and sevens; distract, put in a fog, put in a haze, unhinge, Psychiatry, disorient.

perplexed, adj. 1. bewildered, puzzled, mystified, confounded; baffled, Inf. bamboozled, Inf. buffaloed, Inf. stumped; disconcerted, Inf. discom-bobulated, staggered; abashed, embarrassed, at a disadvantage or loss; stunned, stupefied, dazed, amazed, astonished, astounded, flabbergasted, dumfounded, boggled; fuddled, befuddled, muddled, bemuddled, befogged; deluded, Sl. hornswoggled; distracted, in a fog, in a haze, unhinged, Psychiatry, disoriented.
2. involved, complicated, entangled, involuted; snarled, mixed up, jumbled; messed up, disorganized, topsy-turvy; in a turmoil,
Inf. fouled up, Inf. balled up, at sixes and sevens.

perplexing, adj. 1. confusing, enigmatic, enigmatical; paradoxical, paradoxal, puzzling, baffling, bewildering, confounding, mystifying; inexplicable, unexplainable, insoluble, insolvable, unaccountable, Obs. inextricable; strange, weird, bizarre, mysterious; hidden, veiled, masked, screened; obscure, indistinct, indefinite, unclear, shadowy, nebulous, vague; inscrutable, sphingine, sphinxlike, riddling, oracular, abstruse, recondite, abstract, heavy; impenetrable, unfathomable, incomprehensible, uncomprehensible, past or beyond comprehension or understanding; ambiguous, equivocal; noncommittal, secretive, arcane. 2. involved, labyrinthine, knotty, Gordian, intricate, complicated, complex; spiny, thorny, troublesome, vexing, vexatious; taxing, trying, bothersome, annoying, Inf. aggravating; nagging, Inf pesky, bedeviling, teasing; disquieting, distracting, awkward, embarrassing, Inf. discombobulating; problematic, problematical, hard, difficult.

perplexity, n. 1. bewilderment, bafflement, astonishment; mystification, confoundment, puzzlement, puzzledness, incomprehension; stupefaction, distraction, unhingement, disconcertment, discomfiture, discomposure, embarrassment, chagrin, abashment, consternation, worry.
2. uncertainty, incertitude, confusion, fluster, dazzlement, amazement, doubt; hesitation, dubiety, skepticism, mistrust, distrust, suspicion.
3. enigma, paradox, mystery, puzzle; dilemma, intricacy,
Inf. complicated plot; knot, knotty problem, Gordian knot; maze, labyrinth, net, network, confusion; tangle, entanglement, snarl, jumble; quandary, predicament, plight, Inf. pickle, Inf. fix, difficulty, trouble, Inf hot water; emergency, Inf. sticky business, Chiefly Brit, sticky wicket, inexplicable difficulty; corner, tight spot, Sl. box, bind, double bind, catch-22, vicious circle; strait, Inf. squeeze, pinch, push; difficult choice, Fr. embarras de choix, tough question, tough nut, poser; obfuscation, obscuration, mist, haze; jungle, muddle, disorder.

perquisite, n. 1. emolument, profit, gain, advantage; Inf. perk, benefit, fringe benefit, Inf. fringe; bonus, extra, dividend, plus; fee, salary, stipend, pay, payment, compensation, recompense, remuneration, repayment; reward, gift, present, honorarium, altarage, token acknowledgement, token of appreciation,

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Arvind Kejriwal

A man possessed

Kejriwals energy levels are unbelievably high, and party colleagues say he sleeps barely four hours a day. The night before Anna Hazares Ramlila Maidan fast, he and other senior leaders spent the night at Kiran Bedis house. Colleagues say Kejriwal coughed through the night. The next morning, he nibbled at a plain toast, drank a cup of milk and was off to the venue in a flash.

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