Confounds sentence example

confounds
  • Somewhat curiously, but very naturally, Enoch the son of Cain is confused with the Enoch who was translated to heaven - an error which the author of the Old English Genesis avoids, though (according to the existing text) he confounds the names of Enoch and Enos.
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  • Much of Macpherson's matter is clearly his own, and he confounds the stories belonging to different cycles.
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  • And that method on which a great scholar 1 insisted when studying the old Persian religion is doubly to be insisted on in the study of the history of baptism and the cognate institution, the eucharist, namely, to avoid equally " the narrowness of mind which clings to matters of fact without rising to their cause and connecting them with the series of associated phenomena, and the wild and uncontrolled spirit of comparison, which, by comparing everything, confounds everything."
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  • Thus Zeno again confounds a finite distance infinitely divided with an infinite distance.
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  • The report has been covered extensively in the press for example E-learning success confounds cynics - TES January 30, 2004 (PDF ).
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  • By exploring the diversity and creativity of British Asian music, it confounds stereotypes and inspires all those who witness the acts who perform.
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  • Already in 1721 he complains that the buzzing in his ears disconcerts and confounds him.
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