Meaning : Mistake one thing for another.
You are confusing me with the other candidate.
I mistook her for the secretary.
Meaning : Be confusing or perplexing to. Cause to be unable to think clearly.
These questions confuse even the experts.
This question completely threw me.
This question befuddled even the teacher.
bedevil, befuddle, confound, discombobulate, fox, fuddle, throw
Meaning : Cause to feel embarrassment.
The constant attention of the young man confused her.
disconcert, flurry, put off
Meaning : Assemble without order or sense.
She jumbles the words when she is supposed to write a sentence.
jumble, mix up
Meaning : Make unclear, indistinct, or blurred.
Her remarks confused the debate.
Their words obnubilate their intentions.
blur, obnubilate, obscure