Every Thursday comes with a new word.
Only that lately, every Thursday has come in surreptitious* mornings as a scorcher. I am flummoxed.
Flummoxed = confused, so that you do not know what to say or do.
Flummox is also a verb = to confuse somebody so that they do not know what to say or do (not being used in the progressive).
*surreptitious = done secretly or quickly, in the hope that other people will not notice.
As optimism is in the air, let’s feel refreshed by looking at this:
Garden with a sea view by Ivan Fedorovich CHOULTSÉ.