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- verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of
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The one point of variance is this: while all guides admire young Garst as a crack shot with a rifle, he frequently dumfounds them by letting slip stunning chances at game, big and little.
Camp and Trail A Story of the Maine Woods Isabel Hornibrook
I say, that life dumfounds, with its wondrous muddle and farrago, makes one stand aghast.
Yama: the pit Bernard Guilbert Guerney 1904
But why he should be dying, and why this fifty-cent doctor should know that much, puzzles and dumfounds the father.
David Lockwin—The People's Idol John McGovern 1883