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  1. confound

    • IPA[kənˈfound]

    美式

    • v.
      cause surprise or confusion in (someone), especially by acting against their expectations;prove (a theory, expectation, or prediction) wrong
    • excl
      used to express anger or annoyance
    • verb: confound, 3rd person present: confounds, gerund or present participle: confounding, past tense: confounded, past participle: confounded

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    excl

    • 1. dated used to express anger or annoyance oh confound it, where is the thing?
    • adj.
      used for emphasis, especially to express anger or annoyance: he was a confounded nuisance

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      used for emphasis, especially to express anger or annoyance: he was a confounded nuisance

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[kənˈfaʊnd]

    英式

    • v.
      cause surprise or confusion in (someone), especially by not according with their expectations: the inflation figure confounded economic analysts
    • excl
      used to express anger or annoyance: oh confound it, where is the thing?

    Oxford Dictionary