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(also catch someone off balance)
1Cause someone to become unsteady and in danger of falling.
- ‘the big man was thrown off balance by his own weight’
- 1.1Confuse or bewilder someone.
baffle, mystify, bemuse, perplex, puzzle, confuse, confound, nonplus, disconcert, throw, set someone thinking
- ‘the enemy were caught off balance by the shock of the attack’
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