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verb (confus, ing)
  1. To thoroughly mix; to confound; to disorder.
  2. (obsolete) To rout; discomfit.
  3. To mix up; to puzzle; to bewilder.
  4. To make uneasy and ashamed; to embarrass.
  5. To mistake one thing for another.
Etymology: Literally, to mix or join together. The word itself is a confusion of the prefix con- (a variant on the Latin prefix com-, meaning with or together) and the verb fuse (meaning join).


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