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Addle

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Verb

1. addle, muddle, puddle

mix up or confuse

Example Sentences:
'He muddled the issues'

2. addle

become rotten

Example Sentences:
'addled eggs'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Addle

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verb
1. 
to make or become confused or muddled
2. 
to make or become rotten
adjective
3. (in combination)
indicating a confused or muddled state
addle-brained
addle-pated
verb
Northern England dialect
to earn (money or one's living)

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Addle

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adjective
1. 
rotten
said of an egg
2. 
muddled; confused
now usually in compounds
addlebrained
verb intransitive, verb transitiveWord forms: ˈaddled or ˈaddling
3. 
to make or become rotten
4. 
to make or become muddled or confused

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Addle

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v. ad·dled, ad·dling, ad·dles
v.tr.
To cause (someone) to think unclearly; confuse: "My brain is a bit addled by whiskey" (Eugene O'Neill). See Synonyms at befuddle.
v.intr.
1. To become confused.
2. To become rotten, as an egg.

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