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Word: befuddle

Definition: confuse thoroughly


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::: reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
::: franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
::: jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
::: figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
::: incipient - beginning; in an early stage
::: citadel - fortress
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
::: tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
::: torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
::: steadfast - steadily loyal; unswerving; steady