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Word: muddle

Definition: confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion


Sentences Containing 'muddle'

A lesser audiobook narrator might inadvertently muddle the story, but, as usual, Vance displays a dramatic and vocal range that is more than equal to his task.
He would often muddle up his words to mean something utterly different.
This fact probably contributed to muddle the French, who sometimes did not distinguish the new Tessouat from the old one.
To be sure that about not letting my nails grow, and marrying again if I have the chance, will not slip out of my head; but all that other hash, muddle, and jumble--I don't and can't recollect any more of it than of last year's clouds; so it must be given me in writing; for though I can't either read or write, I'll give it to my confessor, to drive it into me and remind me of it whenever it is necessary."

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