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Definition 1: be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly - [verb of cognition]

Samples where befuddle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • These questions confuse even the experts
  • This question completely threw me
  • This question befuddled even the teacher

Synonyms for befuddle in the sense of this definition

(befuddle is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

(... is a kind of befuddle ) confuse or put into disorder

"the boss's behavior demoralized everyone in the office"

(... is a kind of befuddle ) be a mystery or bewildering to

"This beats me!" "Got me--I don't know the answer!" "a vexing problem" "This question really stuck me"

(... is a kind of befuddle ) cause to be lost or disoriented

(befuddle has a similar meaning as ...) cause to feel embarrassment

"The constant attention of the young man confused her"

Definition 2: make stupid with alcohol - [verb of consumption]

Synonyms for befuddle in the sense of this definition

(befuddle is a kind of ...) make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)

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