Allies are made, lost and forgotten in a heartbeat; promoters confound the plan by putting our tumultuous trio up as closing act of the night on bills that are, frankly, baffling and then doing nothing to hype the venture.
At the same time, the electorate behaves now and then in totally unexpected ways - throwing up verdicts that confound popular expectation.
God chose to use natural disorders to confound Pharaoh and the gods of Egypt
Many who have never had an opportunity of knowing any more about mathematics confound it with arithmetic, and consider it an arid science.
And perhaps they feel that by releasing some sort of statement helps raise again the fear level and confuse and confound their enemies.
We trust that the Lord will confound all your enemies.
If you're a fan of either of these artists then this release isn't going to surprise or confound you.
we will confound these tactics by the pressure groups
Parties and plans often confound the best intentions to live healthfully.
Then you distort that in some way, and so confound the reader's expectation.