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puzzled Sentence Examples

  • He regarded her with a puzzled expression.

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  • He regarded her with a puzzled expression.

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  • I was greatly puzzled to know what he was doing.

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  • Indeed, many of her eager questions would have puzzled a far wiser person than I am.

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  • There was a puzzled note in Toni's voice.

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  • "But they don't understand our talk at all," said the dancer with a puzzled smile.

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  • She met his puzzled gaze.

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  • He hesitated, studying her face with a puzzled expression.

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  • Once, when a question puzzled her very much, I suggested that we take a walk and then perhaps she would understand it.

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  • Puzzled, she pushed open the doors on the side of the room opposite the balcony.

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  • She looked puzzled and felt my hand, and I repeated the letters.

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  • He was puzzled by the question given that she had written most of the plans.

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  • Bianca smiled, puzzled why anyone would run from the small, beautiful woman.

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  • During this time the illusion of a wheel or wheels produced by the ciliary action of the disk had puzzled all observers.

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  • During this time the illusion of a wheel or wheels produced by the ciliary action of the disk had puzzled all observers.

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  • Cade was standing over her, a puzzled expression on his face as he contemplated her work.

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  • "May I ask you a few questions about your family?" he asked, puzzled again as to how two Ancient.s mates were born into one family.

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  • Sarah met them at the door, her puzzled gaze going from Giddon to Lisa.

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  • According to one story, Archimedes was puzzled till one day, as he was stepping into a bath and observed the water running over, it occurred to him that the excess of bulk occasioned by the introduction of alloy could be measured by putting the crown and an equal weight of gold separately into a vessel filled with water, and observing the difference of overflow.

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  • Rhyn looked at Kris, puzzled by the nonsense.

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  • He gazed at the message, puzzled, before he realized who it was and typed a response.

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  • The movement caught Giddon's attention and he glanced from Tammy to Lisa with a puzzled expression.

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  • Puzzled, she freed them one by one, studying them.

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  • After the expiration of his term as vicepresident (March 4, 1805), broken in fortune and virtually an exile from New York, where, as in New Jersey, he had been indicted for murder after the duel with Hamilton, Burr visited the South-west and became involved in the so-called conspiracy which has so puzzled the students of that period.

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  • Puzzled, she concentrated on two more sources of magic.

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  • from Astrakhan on the right bank of the Volga, which seem to have puzzled the physicians who first observed them, but on the 30th of November were recognized as being but the same mild plague as had been observed the year before near Astrakhan by Dr Ddppner, chief medical officer of the Cossacks of Astrakhan.

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  • I must confess I was puzzled at first.

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  • What she saw puzzled her.

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  • Puzzled, she texted him again.

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  • She met his puzzled gaze defiantly.

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  • "How can he make something unsacred?" he puzzled aloud.

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  • Taking her shoes from him, she met his puzzled gaze and shrugged.

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  • She thought a moment and then turned to Dean, a puzzled look on her face.

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  • She thought a moment and then turned to Dean, a puzzled look on her face.

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  • She walked into the living room, puzzled to see Evelyn boxing up her bookshelf.

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  • Puzzled, restless, he returned and crouched beside Logan Myers.

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  • He gazed down at her with a puzzled expression.

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  • He gazed down at her with a puzzled expression.

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  • "It's how she heals people," Lean explained at his puzzled look.

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  • "It's how she heals people," Lean explained at his puzzled look.

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  • He stared at her, obviously puzzled by her refusal.

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  • Davis and Fritz exchanged puzzled glances.

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  • His puzzled expression turned dark when he noticed Carmen wasn't wearing her sling.

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  • But while Nicholas was considering these questions and still could reach no clear solution of what puzzled him so, the wheel of fortune in the service, as often happens, turned in his favor.

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  • Realization played across her mind, echoed in a puzzled smile dancing across her face.

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  • Realization played across her mind, echoed in a puzzled smile dancing across her face.

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  • "I'm not sure if you're insulting me or complimenting me," she said with a puzzled smile.

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  • Coach Grayson turned to Dean, a puzzled look on his face.

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  • Puzzled, she started to respond when someone rushed down the stairs by her.

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  • The specter pointed back towards the lake.  Katie slowed and watched Gabriel continue onward.  She'd liked Andre above any of the Council members, but his insistence that she go in the direction opposite of which she was headed puzzled her.

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  • Claudette laced her fingers and leaned against the counter, eyeing Cynthia with a puzzled expression.

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  • Hannah appeared puzzled by the invitation but smiled when Rhyn turned to her.

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  • Hannah appeared puzzled by the invitation but smiled when Rhyn turned to her.

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  • The puzzled curiosity on the features of Darkyn's mate made Deidre wonder if the girl fully understood what had happened.

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  • "No," answered the little man, in a puzzled tone.

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  • Puzzled, she studied her finger, not understanding what was cutting it.

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  • Follow me, Toby said.  He cast another puzzled look at Deidre and ran forward.

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  • It was the first Christmas tree she had ever seen, and she was puzzled, and asked many questions.

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  • She handed them to Howard, who watched her face with a puzzled expression.

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  • As the afternoon wore on, she puzzled through what buttons controlled what, which were oriented toward the space battle and which toward the ground.

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  • puzzled powers were, in fact, the more inclined to be suspicious in view of other, and seemingly inconsistent, tendencies of the emperor, which yet seemed all to point to a like disquieting conclusion.

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  • As the afternoon wore on, she puzzled through what buttons controlled what, which were oriented toward the space battle and which toward the ground.

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  • His face was a road map of emotion, traveling from puzzled, to comprehensive and then on to frustration.

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  • This manifesto was at first taken, not only as the platform of the government, but also as that from which its resigning free-trade members had dissented; and the country was puzzled by a statement from Lord George Hamilton that Mr Balfour had circulated among his colleagues a second and different document, in fuller agreement with Mr Chamberlain.

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  • Her words puzzled me very much because I did not then understand anything unless I touched it.

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  • Her words about Gabe were troubling, and he couldn't determine if she was purposely vague or really didn't know; her pretty face was puzzled, and he frowned.  

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  • Puzzled, he pulled the drive free of his PDA and reinserted it.  The single file within was still empty.  Kris tossed it on a table.

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  • Jessi's tone carried a puzzled note.

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  • If, however, we defined the strength of the source by the statement that the strength divided 1 The beginner is often puzzled by the constant appearance of the factor 47r in electrical theorems. It arises from the manner in which the unit quantity of electricity is defined.

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  • This appearance puzzled the older observers, who were led thereby to give the name" wheel-bearers "to the group, until the true character of ciliary motion was recognized; for a wheel cannot be i i organic continuity with the support on which it rotates..

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  • If, however, we defined the strength of the source by the statement that the strength divided 1 The beginner is often puzzled by the constant appearance of the factor 47r in electrical theorems. It arises from the manner in which the unit quantity of electricity is defined.

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  • She sat down to read, growing more puzzled as she did.

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  • It would have puzzled the devil himself!

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  • "No it's not that, but her action seems so jerky," said Pierre in a puzzled tone.

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  • The adjutant looked at Pierre as if puzzled what to do with him now.

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  • It was in itself a foretaste of resurrection, and the puzzled disciples remembered that the scribes declared that before the resurrection Elijah would appear.

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  • Taken by surprise, puzzled by the comparative silence of their own guns and blinded by the mist, the troops of the 10th Div.

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  • Taken by surprise, puzzled by the comparative silence of their own guns and blinded by the mist, the troops of the 10th Div.

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  • She gave him a puzzled smile and reached out to take the phone he held out.

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  • The new essays in this volume were mostly critical, but one of them, in which perhaps his guessing talent is seen at its best, "The Divisions of the Irish Family," is an elaborate discussion of a problem which has long puzzled both Celtic scholars and jurists; and in another, "On the Classificatory System of Relationship," he propounded a new explanation of a series of facts which, he thought, might throw light upon the early history of society, at the same time putting to the test of those facts the theories he had set forth in Primitive Marriage.

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  • The puzzled Moslem doctors explain this fact on the ground that the Hashimites were regarded as too noble to hold ordinary administrative offices, and that they could not be spared at Medina, where their counsel was required in all important affairs.

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  • The puzzled Moslem doctors explain this fact on the ground that the Hashimites were regarded as too noble to hold ordinary administrative offices, and that they could not be spared at Medina, where their counsel was required in all important affairs.

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  • But Miss Sullivan shook her head, and I was greatly puzzled and disappointed.

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  • "You look like the cat that swallowed the canary," he said, giving her a puzzled look.

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  • He nodded, looking puzzled.

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  • Shivering, she nodded, puzzled.

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  • She watched him go, admiring and puzzled.

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  • "What are they?" she asked, puzzled.

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  • I think, she said, puzzled.

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  • Past-Death's smile was puzzled.

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  • She gazed at him, puzzled.

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  • "Hi, Deidre," Deidre said, puzzled.

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  • "Why does that look like souls?" she asked, puzzled.

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  • "How do we become not dysfunctional?" she asked, puzzled.

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  • Wynn caught her, puzzled.

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  • He sounded genuinely puzzled.

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  • "That means something to you, doesn't it?" she asked, puzzled.

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  • I thought the Immortals said they only get one mate, Deidre started, puzzled.

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  • Giovanni appeared genuinely puzzled.

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  • "You would send me home?" she asked, puzzled.

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  • She looked again at the flower, puzzled.

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  • She looked around her, puzzled.

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  • "I don't know what he was doing," she replied, puzzled.

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  • No one can predict Death.  No one even sees her, unless they die-dead."  "It must be a lonely existence for her," she said, puzzled as to why he'd speak more highly of Darkyn than he had of Death.

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  • For a moment he looked puzzled.

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  • "We all make our choices," he said, puzzled.

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  • "Years. What are you?" he asked, puzzled.

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  • She stared at him, puzzled.

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  • I didn't expect you to be so …calm, Eden said, puzzled.

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  • The Italian infantry, waiting under a crushing bombardment, were puzzled and disheartened by the silence of their own guns.

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  • In 1831 he was appointed vicar at Kirchenlarnitz, where his fervent evangelical preaching attracted large congregations and puzzled the ecclesiastical authorities.

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  • The marquis of the state was puzzled how to treat him.

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  • But, on the whole, the religious sentiment strives to transcend the mythical conceptions of the gods, and is shocked and puzzled by the mythical narratives.

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  • Thus both the Mangaians and the Egyptians have been puzzled by their own gods in the form of beasts.

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  • It is admitted that Greeks, Romans, Aryans of India in the age of the Sanskrit commentators, Egyptians of the Ptolemaic and earlier ages, were as much puzzled as we are by the mythical adventures of their gods.

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  • She handed them to Howard, who watched her face with a puzzled expression.

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  • The movement caught Giddon's attention and he glanced from Tammy to Lisa with a puzzled expression.

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  • He hesitated, studying her face with a puzzled expression.

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  • She met his puzzled gaze defiantly.

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  • Sarah met them at the door, her puzzled gaze going from Giddon to Lisa.

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  • "You look like the cat that swallowed the canary," he said, giving her a puzzled look.

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  • Davis and Fritz exchanged puzzled glances.

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  • He nodded, looking puzzled.

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  • Claudette laced her fingers and leaned against the counter, eyeing Cynthia with a puzzled expression.

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  • Cade was standing over her, a puzzled expression on his face as he contemplated her work.

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  • His face was a road map of emotion, traveling from puzzled, to comprehensive and then on to frustration.

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  • He's really puzzled why the lights were turned off.

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  • There was a puzzled note in Toni's voice.

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  • She picked up her book and walked past the female Guardian, who watched her go, puzzled.

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  • She gave him a puzzled smile and reached out to take the phone he held out.

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  • Bianca smiled, puzzled why anyone would run from the small, beautiful woman.

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  • Puzzled, she started to respond when someone rushed down the stairs by her.

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  • Shivering, she nodded, puzzled.

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  • Puzzled, she concentrated on two more sources of magic.

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  • He gazed at the message, puzzled, before he realized who it was and typed a response.

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  • She watched him go, admiring and puzzled.

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  • What she saw puzzled her.

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  • Puzzled, she studied her finger, not understanding what was cutting it.

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  • "What are they?" she asked, puzzled.

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  • I think, she said, puzzled.

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  • Past-Death's smile was puzzled.

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  • She gazed at him, puzzled.

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  • "Probably. Speaking of difficult Immortals … what was Past-Death looking for?" she asked, puzzled.

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  • "Hi, Deidre," Deidre said, puzzled.

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  • "Why does that look like souls?" she asked, puzzled.

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  • "How do we become not dysfunctional?" she asked, puzzled.

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  • The puzzled curiosity on the features of Darkyn's mate made Deidre wonder if the girl fully understood what had happened.

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  • Wynn caught her, puzzled.

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  • Puzzled, restless, he returned and crouched beside Logan Myers.

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  • He sounded genuinely puzzled.

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  • Puzzled, she texted him again.

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  • "That means something to you, doesn't it?" she asked, puzzled.

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  • I thought the Immortals said they only get one mate, Deidre started, puzzled.

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  • Giovanni appeared genuinely puzzled.

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  • "May I ask you a few questions about your family?" he asked, puzzled again as to how two Ancient.s mates were born into one family.

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  • "How can he make something unsacred?" he puzzled aloud.

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  • Rhyn looked at Kris, puzzled by the nonsense.

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  • She walked into the living room, puzzled to see Evelyn boxing up her bookshelf.

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  • He was puzzled by the question given that she had written most of the plans.

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  • "You would send me home?" she asked, puzzled.

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  • "I'm not sure if you're insulting me or complimenting me," she said with a puzzled smile.

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  • She looked again at the flower, puzzled.

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  • He stared at her, obviously puzzled by her refusal.

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  • She looked around her, puzzled.

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  • "I don't know what he was doing," she replied, puzzled.

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  • Puzzled, she freed them one by one, studying them.

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  • Lana started forward again and circled the transport, puzzled by the mix of uniforms.

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  • The specter pointed back towards the lake.  Katie slowed and watched Gabriel continue onward.  She'd liked Andre above any of the Council members, but his insistence that she go in the direction opposite of which she was headed puzzled her.

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  • No one can predict Death.  No one even sees her, unless they die-dead."  "It must be a lonely existence for her," she said, puzzled as to why he'd speak more highly of Darkyn than he had of Death.

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  • Rhyn glanced from the rolling teal waves to his mate.  Her words about Gabe were troubling, and he couldn't determine if she was purposely vague or really didn't know.  Her pretty face was puzzled, and he frowned.  She was beyond tired.  Whatever was happening to her in the underworld, it wasn't good.  Anger filled him.  As much as he wanted to stay in the dream world in case it really was the last time he saw her, he couldn't help her while stuck in the dream.

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  • Puzzled, he pulled the drive free of his PDA and reinserted it.  The single file within was still empty.  Kris tossed it on a table.

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  • Follow me, Toby said.  He cast another puzzled look at Deidre and ran forward.

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  • Coach Grayson turned to Dean, a puzzled look on his face.

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  • For a moment he looked puzzled.

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  • She met his puzzled gaze.

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  • "We all make our choices," he said, puzzled.

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  • "Years. What are you?" he asked, puzzled.

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  • Taking her shoes from him, she met his puzzled gaze and shrugged.

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  • His puzzled expression turned dark when he noticed Carmen wasn't wearing her sling.

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  • She stared at him, puzzled.

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  • The inability to know how he should react puzzled him.

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  • I didn't expect you to be so …calm, Eden said, puzzled.

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  • She sat down to read, growing more puzzled as she did.

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  • Was he puzzled or angry?

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  • Jessi's tone carried a puzzled note.

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  • Puzzled, she pushed open the doors on the side of the room opposite the balcony.

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  • The soliloquy at the end showed a man still puzzled by his continuing inability to ever see anything more than the facts.

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  • Part 1 Chapter 1 - in which Four go through The Big Round Thing Sergeant Davis stared at the monitor with a puzzled frown.

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  • He looked a bit puzzled as to where his healing potion had gone but just shrugged the thought away.

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  • For several years, critics of Britain's private finance initiative have been puzzled by its extraordinary resilience.

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  • He seemed puzzled, dark brows drawing together in the finely sculpted face.

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  • I was a little puzzled to start with, then I felt deeply hurt by the obvious snub.

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  • Puzzled, the violinist asked " Did you ever play string quartets?

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  • Prior to my years in Saudi Arabia, I had been puzzled by the vehemence of the traditional ulema 's hostility to Wahhabism.

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  • According to one story, Archimedes was puzzled till one day, as he was stepping into a bath and observed the water running over, it occurred to him that the excess of bulk occasioned by the introduction of alloy could be measured by putting the crown and an equal weight of gold separately into a vessel filled with water, and observing the difference of overflow.

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  • When it is further remembered that the earlier telescopes were not provided with the modern slow motions in right ascension and that the Struves,, in their extensive labours among the double stars, used to complete their bisections of the fixed wire by a pressure of the finger on the side of the tube, one is puzzled whether more to wonder at such poor adaptation of means to ends or the patience and skill which, with such means, led to such results.'

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  • One of his earliest publications gave the complete theory and formulae of the phenomenon known as Brownian motion, which had puzzled physicists for nearly 80 years.

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  • According to his own testimony he arrived at the university " with a stock of information which might have puzzled a doctor, and a degree of ignorance of which a schoolboy might be ashamed."

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  • 42, where the illustration resembles a tambourine, but the description mentions strings, showing that the author himself was puzzled.

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  • The new essays in this volume were mostly critical, but one of them, in which perhaps his guessing talent is seen at its best, "The Divisions of the Irish Family," is an elaborate discussion of a problem which has long puzzled both Celtic scholars and jurists; and in another, "On the Classificatory System of Relationship," he propounded a new explanation of a series of facts which, he thought, might throw light upon the early history of society, at the same time putting to the test of those facts the theories he had set forth in Primitive Marriage.

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  • After the expiration of his term as vicepresident (March 4, 1805), broken in fortune and virtually an exile from New York, where, as in New Jersey, he had been indicted for murder after the duel with Hamilton, Burr visited the South-west and became involved in the so-called conspiracy which has so puzzled the students of that period.

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  • This appearance puzzled the older observers, who were led thereby to give the name" wheel-bearers "to the group, until the true character of ciliary motion was recognized; for a wheel cannot be i i organic continuity with the support on which it rotates..

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  • This manifesto was at first taken, not only as the platform of the government, but also as that from which its resigning free-trade members had dissented; and the country was puzzled by a statement from Lord George Hamilton that Mr Balfour had circulated among his colleagues a second and different document, in fuller agreement with Mr Chamberlain.

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  • puzzled powers were, in fact, the more inclined to be suspicious in view of other, and seemingly inconsistent, tendencies of the emperor, which yet seemed all to point to a like disquieting conclusion.

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  • It was in itself a foretaste of resurrection, and the puzzled disciples remembered that the scribes declared that before the resurrection Elijah would appear.

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  • from Astrakhan on the right bank of the Volga, which seem to have puzzled the physicians who first observed them, but on the 30th of November were recognized as being but the same mild plague as had been observed the year before near Astrakhan by Dr Ddppner, chief medical officer of the Cossacks of Astrakhan.

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  • The Italian infantry, waiting under a crushing bombardment, were puzzled and disheartened by the silence of their own guns.

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  • The master was certainly puzzled by his pupil; he saw his ability, and, when Millet in his poverty could not longer pay the monthly fees, arranged for his free admission to the studio, but he tried in vain to make him take the approved direction, and lessons ended with "Eh, bien, allez a votre guise, vous etes si nouveau pour moi que je ne veux rien vous dire."

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  • In 1831 he was appointed vicar at Kirchenlarnitz, where his fervent evangelical preaching attracted large congregations and puzzled the ecclesiastical authorities.

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  • The marquis of the state was puzzled how to treat him.

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  • But, on the whole, the religious sentiment strives to transcend the mythical conceptions of the gods, and is shocked and puzzled by the mythical narratives.

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  • Thus both the Mangaians and the Egyptians have been puzzled by their own gods in the form of beasts.

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  • It is admitted that Greeks, Romans, Aryans of India in the age of the Sanskrit commentators, Egyptians of the Ptolemaic and earlier ages, were as much puzzled as we are by the mythical adventures of their gods.

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  • "What do you mean by that?" asked the little Wizard, greatly puzzled.

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  • The king, for once, was puzzled.

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  • I remember she asked me if I liked little Pearl, and explained some of the words that had puzzled me.

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  • The Doctor was puzzled.

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  • For several years, critics of Britain 's private finance initiative have been puzzled by its extraordinary resilience.

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  • He seemed puzzled, dark brows drawing together in the finely sculpted face.

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  • I was a little puzzled to start with, then I felt deeply hurt by the obvious snub.

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  • His touching soliloquy at the end showed a man still puzzled by his continuing inability to ever see anything more than the facts.

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  • Puzzled, the violinist asked Did you ever play string quartets?

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  • Prior to my years in Saudi Arabia, I had been puzzled by the vehemence of the traditional ulema 's hostility to Wahhabism.

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  • Thomas was puzzled by the strange shape and fashion of the accordion.

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  • By now, the song had devolved into an agonizing guitar solo, prompting puzzled expressions from the guests.

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  • By now, the song had devolved into an agonizing guitar solo, prompting puzzled expressions from the guests.

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  • For this reason, few really know the true Sacha Baron Cohen, leaving many puzzled about whether or not his characters are real or simply a put-on.

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  • If it's your first time dressing as a woman, you may find yourself puzzled when it's time to do something as simple as sit or walk.

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  • Doctors have always been puzzled by why some people develop heart disease while others with identical HDL and LDL levels do not.

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  • I'm just puzzled why he hasn't made any moves to get to know me.

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  • Audrina Patridge, who recently left The Hills, has said that she's puzzled over Montag's desire to change herself so dramatically, and thinks it's all "a bit much."

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  • In fact, when members of the Enterprise crew tell alien races where they are from, many respond with puzzled looks and say "Earth?

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