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  • verb Present participle of unperplex.


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  • Under this painful material stress, indeed, the messages are sometimes crushed into a conciseness which the females concerned must have some difficulty in unperplexing: what on earth does the parsimonious _Flower_ mean by his Delphic fourpenny worth, thus punctuated --

    Old Calabria Norman Douglas 1910

  • I teased my spirit with the imaginary task of unperplexing the liquid maze, of drawing a map of this dædal network of intersecting waters.

    Fountains in the Sand Rambles Among the Oases of Tunisia Norman Douglas 1910


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