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Definition of Bafflingly
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Literary usage of Bafflingly
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1. The American Historical Review by American Historical Association (1905)
"Compared with our present usage, the reporting of that day, both official and unofficial, was bafflingly meager. Moreover, Ellsworth himself, though by no ..."
2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"... yet withal there cometh upon them bafflingly the cloud of forgetfulness, and maketh the mind to swerve from the straight path of action. ..."
3. Risk, Uncertainty and Profit by Frank Hyneman Knight (1921)
"Life is mostly made up of uncertainties, and the conditions under which an error or loss in one case may be compensated by other cases are bafflingly ..."
4. The Bookman (1903)
"At first sight the cipher in "The Gold Bug," with its mingling of letters, figures and symbols, appears bafflingly formidable ; but after Poe has started us ..."
5. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"... hinting of yet rarer store; And ever with unfathomable eyes, Which bafflingly entice. Still strangely does Adonis draw. And life once over, ..."
6. Europe Since 1815 by Charles Downer Hazen (1910)
"At once there arose in England a cry for the relief of Gordon, a man whose personality, marked by heroic, eccentric, magnetic qualities, bafflingly ..."