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bemuse (v.)

"to make utterly confused, put into muse or reverie, muddle, stupefy," from be- + muse (compare amuse); attested from 1735 but probably older, as Pope (1705) punned on it as "devoted utterly to the Muses."

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Definitions of bemuse from WordNet

bemuse (v.)
cause to be confused emotionally;
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