[v] be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"
amaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stupefy, vex
amaze, astonish, astound, awe, awestrike, bedaze, bedazzle, bewilder, boggle, bowl down, bowl over, choke, choke off, confound, confuse, daze, dazzle, dumbfounder, flabbergast, floor, gag, hush, hush-hush, muffle, muzzle, nonplus, overwhelm, paralyze, per