Predicate: confound

Roleset id: confound.01 , confuse, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

confound.01: CONFOUND-V NOTES: Framed by Neville. (from confound.01-v)


confound (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: cause, confounder (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: experiencer, entity confused (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument

Example: transitive, all args

        It is engendered [*-1] by [*]confounding the Aristotelian cosmology in TheAlmagest with the geocentric astronomy .

        Rel: confounding
        Arg1: the Aristotelian cosmology in The Almagest
        Arg2: with the geocentric astronomy
        Arg0: [*]

Example: passive, arg0 and arg1

        [Travelers entering from the desert]-1 were confounded [*-1]by what [*T*-2] musthave seemed an illusion : a great garden filled [*] with nightingales and roses, cut [*] by canals and terraced promenades , studded [*] with water tanks ofturquoise tile in which were reflected [*T*-3] the glistening blue curves of ahundred domes .

        Rel: confounded
        Arg1: [*-1]
        Arg0: by what [*T*-2] must have seemed an illusion : a greatgarden filled [*]with nightingales and roses , cut [*] by canals and terracedpromenades , studded [*] with water tanks of turquoise tile in which werereflected [*T*-3] the glistening blue curves of a hundred domes