confuted (part of speech: verb)
- So that's all right," she rejoined. - "The Woman With The Fan", Robert Hichens.
- " I believe it so perfectly that I've no intention of trying," he rejoined. - "The Miller Of Old Church", Ellen Glasgow.
- I'm afraid, sir, rejoined Miller, who kept his voice up so that the old gentleman could understand without having it suggested that Miller knew he was hard of hearing, that you don't quite appreciate the situation. - "The Marrow of Tradition", Charles W. Chesnutt.