Confound (verb): To confuse and very much surprise someone, so that they are unable to explain or deal with a situation. (उलझन में डालना, हक्का-बक्का करना)
Synonyms: Nonplus, Discombobulate, Stupefy, Flabbergast
Antonyms: Explicate, Clarify, Enlighten
Example: An elderly man has confounded doctors by recovering after he was officially declared dead.
Related: Confounded, Confounded
Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa had earlier attempted to confound observers through a long interaction with the media, which came to be touted as the Bajwa Doctrine, and was ‘supposed’ to be a hand of friendship.