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Today's Word "Nonplus"

To put at a loss for what to do on

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nonplus \non-PLUS, NON-plus\ (verb tr.) - To put at a loss for what to do, think, or say; perplex. (noun) 0 -A state of perplexity or bewilderment.

"The Native-American Navajo Code Talkers used a code created with their native language to nonplus the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II."

 

From Latin non plus (no more).

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