confuse

Part of speech: adverb

Confusedly.

Part of speech: verb

To perplex; bewilder; disconcert.

Part of speech: verb

To mix in disorder; derange.

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Usage examples "confuse":

  1. It is charlatanism, conscious or unconscious, whenever we confuse or obliterate these. - "Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold", Matthew Arnold.
  2. They wished to have their emotions played upon; they wished also to be reassured about life; they wished to confuse this dramatic emotion with a sincere desire for salvation. - "The Prelude to Adventure", Hugh Walpole.
  3. Is this not, it may be asked, to confuse thought and being, to resolve Socrates into a string of words? - "Logic, Inductive and Deductive", William Minto.