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1. bedevil, befuddle, confound, confuse, discombobulate, fox, fuddle, throw

be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly

Example Sentences:
'These questions confuse even the experts'
'This question completely threw me'
'This question befuddled even the teacher'

2. befuddle, fuddle

make stupid with alcohol

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb (transitive)
to confuse, muddle, or perplex
to make stupid with drink

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verb transitiveWord forms: beˈfuddled or beˈfuddling
to fuddle or confuse (the mind, a person, etc.)
to stupefy with alcoholic liquor

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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tr.v. be·fud·dled, be·fud·dling, be·fud·dles
1. To cause (someone) to be unable to think clearly; confuse:
2. To stupefy with alcohol; intoxicate.

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