perplexity


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perplexity

The geometric mean of the number of words which may follow any given word for a certain lexicon and grammar.
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Jurgis stood for half a minute more, stammering his perplexity through an eighth of an inch of crack; and then, as there was really nothing more to be said, he excused himself and went away.
It discusses hostels as spaces of perplexity, the persistence of migrancy, the everyday struggles of migrants, and how the reconstruction and redefinition of cultural, political, social, and spiritual associations in reconfiguring rural-urban connections are key drivers of the changes in the lives of migrants.
I'll suggest we now face a perplexity of platforms.
The ruling caused perplexity in Cyprus's banking system.
Talking to newsmen in Mardan on Saturday, he said the terrorists are at the verge of collapse as their capacity of hard targets has been neutralized and they are now chasing soft targets in perplexity.
This survey of methodology provides a framework for understanding Africana Studies and to correlating research and writing in Africana Studies, which helps to extend the perplexity, paradox, and parley of social science and humanistic research.
A railway disaster in the Bavarian Bad Aibling which has caused at least ten deaths and about 80 injuries has caused shock, sadness and perplexity in Germany.
I know from reading all the signs and her poetry, by her loving marriage to Forrest, by distant lands and Mountain Home, by great students, friends and colleagues, by her poetry of perplexity and its recognition by our generation, that she was blessed, blessed and three times blessed.
I have recently had opportunities to discuss Middle Eastern issues with Americans who spent time in various official and private capacities in Iraq, and the single greatest reaction I sense among them is a profound and irritated perplexity.
The traveller was noted by the airport security officials because of his suspicious behaviour and his apparent perplexity and fear, which seemed abnormal.
Several parliamentarians expressed perplexity over combination of computer studies and technical drawing into one school subject, according to the plenary session on October 15.
Speaking to KUNA, Al-Jarallah regretted the repetition of similar "fabricated reports" which cause perplexity and breach relevant norms and rules.