An example of confound is when you ask someone a really tough question.
An example of confound is when you act in a suprising way, leaving friends confused about your behavior.
An example of confound is when you stop a plot to overthrow the government.
Don't confound fiction and fact.
Do not confound the problem by losing your temper.
An invention that confounded the skeptics.
Don't confound the situation by yelling.