confound (v.)
discomfit, defeat, put to shame
MM IV.iv.26[Angelo alone, of his authority] That no particular scandal once can touch / But it confounds the breather
R3 II.i.14[King Edward to Hastings and Rivers, of God] Lest He ... / Confound your hidden falsehood
TG V.iv.73[Proteus to Valentine] My shame and guilt confounds me
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