Narcocorrido, from across the border, is judged outlandish and perplexing.
The most perplexing unanswered question remains: Why would the United States engage in a cover-up?
As with any good story, to divulge some of the grisly, perplexing details and the ending would be grossly unfair.
This Democratic over-sell probably explains the most perplexing item in the recent poll.
The perplexing thing about the Libya name, Odyssey Dawn, is that what sort of narrative it is supposed to convey is not clear.
My own peculiar position was assuming most perplexing phases.
Of course, he was going, but the perplexing thing was, what to do with that other ticket.
I recalled the perplexing fact that as we had driven into the town past the barrier, there had been no one on guard.
I own that the instance of that boy of Dalhem is perplexing.
The planet grows harder and harder to live on, it is true; every new invention makes things more complicated and perplexing.
late 14c. as an adjective, "perplexed, puzzled, bewildered," from Latin perplexus "involved, confused, intricate;" but Latin had no corresponding verb *perplectere. The Latin compound would be per "through" (see per) + plexus "entangled," past participle of plectere "to twine, braid, fold" (see complex (adj.)).
The form of the English adjective shifted to perplexed by late 15c., probably to conform to other past participle adjectives. The verb is latest attested of the group, in 1590s, evidently a back-formation from the adjective. Related: Perplexing, which well describes the history of the word.