confusion worse confounded

confusion worse confounded

Confusion made worse. Recess was already underway when the fire alarm rang, leading to confusion worse confounded. Trying to wrangle all those kids was certainly a chore!
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References in classic literature ?
And really, after a day or two of confusion worse confounded, it was delightful by degrees to invoke order from the chaos ourselves had made.
Mr Malik, kindly do not make confusion worse confounded by lumping them together.
He is less successful in his attempts to set the record straight on Vietnamese, Indonesian and European history, and, indeed, some of his notes only succeed in making confusion worse confounded.