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Definition 1: overcome with amazement - [verb of cognition]

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

  • This boggles the mind!

Synonyms for boggle in the sense of this definition

(boggle is a kind of ...) cause to be surprised

"The news really surprised me"

Definition 2: startle with amazement or fear - [verb of motion]

(boggle is a kind of ...) move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm

"She startled when I walked into the room"

Definition 3: hesitate when confronted with a problem, or when in doubt or fear - [verb of stative]

(boggle is a kind of ...) pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness

"Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures"

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