Definition of confound:
mortify, thrust, disprove, feelings, discountenance, shoot down, put off, fluster, obscure, hold, puzzle, pain, hurl, flummox, play a joke on, defy, chagrin, be beyond someone, pose, confuse, flip, shock, mystify, vex, frustrate, affect, dun, drink, booze, knock out, discredit, baffle, flurry, dispute, torment, clear, thrash, shake off, play tricks, crucify, disconfirm, discomfort, be (as) clear as mud, faze, falsify, surprise, throw away, give, abash, shed, addle, pull a fast one on, humiliate, conflate, explode, bemuse, switch, befog, flim-flam, fuddle, stick, beat, daunt, fob, debunk, befuddle, obnubilate, trick, stun, crush, bewilder, discomfit, throw, mix, contrive, stagger, cast off, shame, disabuse, amaze, nonplus, defeat, repudiate, rag, astonish, confute, dizzy, overcome, play a trick on, knowledge, dishearten, fox, stump, cast, disconcert, win, belie, project, overawe, get, make, bamboozle, overpower, flash mob, commingle, have, correct, throw off, mistake, embarrass, humble, bedevil, buffalo, deepen, shake up, muddy, disorient, rattle, blend, discombobulate, gravel, maze, rebut, smash, drop, refute, spring a surprise, deflate, astound, deflate.
- complicate (part of speech: verb)
derange (part of speech: verb)
- "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- "The Fat and the Thin", Emile Zola.
- "The Phantom Ship", Captain Frederick Marryat.