boggle

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To be bewildered, dumbfounded, or confused

He boggled at the surprising news.

To confuse or mystify; overwhelm

The oddities of quantum mechanics can boggle the minds of students and experienced physicists alike.

{v} to start, doubt, waver, fear
hesitate when confronted with a problem, or when in doubt or fear
startle with amazement or fear
To play fast and loose; to dissemble
To stop or hesitate as if suddenly frightened, or in doubt, or impeded by unforeseen difficulties; to take alarm; to exhibit hesitancy and indecision
To do anything awkwardly or unskillfully
To embarrass with difficulties; to make a bungle or botch of
startle with amazement or fear hesitate when confronted with a problem, or when in doubt or fear
overcome with amazement; "This boggles the mind!"
If you say that the mind boggles at something or that something boggles the mind, you mean that it is so strange or amazing that it is difficult to imagine or understand. The mind boggles at the possibilities that could be in store for us The good grace with which they face the latest privations makes the mind boggle The management group's decision still boggled his mind. see also mind-boggling. the/your mind boggles sth makes the/your mind boggle sth boggles the/your mind if your mind boggles when you think of something, it is difficult for you to imagine or accept it (Perhaps from bogle; BOGEY)
{f} prevent; hesitate; be shocked, be awed; shock
boggling
{a} starting back
boggling
{n} hesitation, delay
boggled
past of boggle
boggles
third-person singular of boggle
boggling
present participle of boggle
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