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Baffle

In film, a movable panel that absorbs light and sound in order to minimize unwanted reflections and echoes. A baffle is relevant to marketing because it improves film quality and therefore improves commercials.
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Church have been bafflingly inconsistent so far this season.
The culture which develops on the new soil must therefore be bafflingly alike and different from the parent culture: it will be complicated sometimes by whatever relations are established with some native race and further by immigration from other than the original source.
Promotion-chasing Preston were bafflingly poor but Walsall take credit for that.
Even a chicken who, bafflingly, spent much of the afternoon patrolling the boundary edge, clucked off in disgust.
A bafflingly good night out all round then with performances starting at Southgate theatre in Honley on November 17 and running until November 20 with shows nightly at 7.
Having said that, Sam Thomas rode Denman perfectly when scoring in 2008 and I find the jockey change bafflingly unnecessary.
Yes to choreography," they kept saying, bafflingly.
The BBC Director General gathered what is bafflingly called talent to tell them their wages are being cut by 25 per cent, or 40 per cent.
Then Jonathan Trott bafflingly offered no stroke to his first ball, which would probably have hit the top of middle, and was adjudged lbw.
Their assertion that True Wales, bafflingly described as "offensively titled", is "hijacking and distorting the debate" is extraordinary.
In truth, Ngog's performance in this game provided the first glimpses of the talent that presumably made Rafa think he was worth a million quid and, more bafflingly, a better option to have on the bench than Robbie Keane.
Parkinson, who bafflingly took off striker Deon Burton and replaced him with defender Kelly Youga, said: "Jonjo is a terrific prospect for us now.