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The dict-ified word of the day is nonplus

| source : web1913 | Nonplus \Non"plus\, n. [L. non not + plus more, further. See {Plural}.] A state or condition which daffles reason or confounds judgment; insuperable difficalty; inability to proceed or decide; puzzle; quandary. Both of them are a perfect nonplus and baffle to all human understanding. --South. | source : web1913 | Nonplus \Non"plus`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nonplused}or {Nonplussed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nonplusing} or {Nonplussing}.] To puzzle; to confound; to perplex; to cause to stop by embarrassment. He has been nonplused by Mr. Dry's desiring him to tell what it was that he endeavored to prove. --Spectator. | source : wn | nonplus v : be a mystery or bewildering to: "This beats me!" "Got me--I don't know the answer!" [syn: {perplex}, {get}, {puzzle}, {mystify}, {baffle}, {beat}, {bewilder}, {flummox}, {stupefy}, {stupify}, {gravel}, {amaze}, {dumbfound}, {trounce}]

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