VERBS appear, be, feel, look, seem, sound | become, get He was beginning to get rather confused. | remain | leave sb He left his audience thoroughly confused.
ADV. extremely, highly, hopelessly, very a highly confused picture of a complex situation | completely, thoroughly, totally, utterly | increasingly | a bit, a little, rather, slightly, somewhat | momentarily George paused, momentarily confused.
PREP. about He was very confused about his feelings. | by I'm confused by the whole thing.
1 make sb unable to think clearly; make sth unclear
ADV. completely, totally Seeing the two of them together totally confused me. | slightly, somewhat | further I will try to be brief and avoid further confusing the issue.
2 mistake sb/sth for another person/thing
ADV. easily You can easily confuse the two paintings.
PREP. with I sometimes confuse Jane with her sister.