[v] be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"
[v] cause to be confused emotionally
amaze, baffle, beat, bemuse, discombobulate, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stupefy, throw, vex