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Confusing or perplexing.‘there is a bewildering array of holidays to choose from’
- ‘Gardeners shopping for fertilizer face a bewildering array of choices.’
- ‘He said: "The options for parents in their efforts to choose the right school or college can be bewildering, really daunting."’
- ‘The amount of choice on the menu appears bewildering at first.’
- ‘Furthermore, there seem to be a bewildering number of different brain mechanisms activated by the different classes of drugs.’
- ‘A visit to the supermarket can present a shopper with a bewildering array of choices.’
- ‘To pretty much anyone this lot represents a bewildering, tangled, confused maze of information.’
- ‘I suspect the lay reader will find their content bewildering.’
- ‘Among the many questions to emerge from a bewildering situation, this is perhaps the most sensitive.’
- ‘In the opening laps, however, cars were entering corners sometimes three abreast, exchanging positions with bewildering frequency.’
- ‘It has a cocktail bar with a bewildering array of whiskies.’
- ‘The end to persecution was always going to be bewildering.’
- ‘I am an individual faced daily with a bewildering array of problems for which there is no single answer.’
- ‘There is a bewildering array of technological options, however.’
- ‘This side of glory we are left to wrestle, at times, with quite bewildering providences.’
- ‘Fish in bewildering colours float around you: violent pink, neon green, Nemo orange.’
- ‘These technologies, with a bewildering numbers of acronyms, are described in many reviews.’
- ‘What was bewildering for me was listening to my parents discussing him.’
- ‘The family has a bewildering range of names.’
- ‘His double strike erased the shame of a bewildering first-half miss.’
- ‘Medical technologies that offer new hope also lead to a bewildering thicket of options.’
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