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stump

verb
 
 
/stʌmp/
be stumped by sth informal to not be able to answer a question or solve a problem because it is too difficult: Scientists are completely stumped by this virus.Puzzle and confuseDifficult to understand
[I] US to travel to different places to get political supportElections
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