addled

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Inviable. Containing a dead embryo
Simple past tense and past participle of addle
Confused; mixed up
(of eggs) no longer edible; "an addled egg
If you describe someone as addled, you mean that they are confused or unable to think properly. You're talking like an addled romantic. = befuddled
{s} muddled, mentally confused; spoiled, rotten
confused and vague; used especially of thinking; "muddleheaded ideas"; "your addled little brain"; "woolly thinking"; "woolly-headed ideas"
(of eggs) no longer edible; "an addled egg"
past of addle
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rotten egg, spoiled egg
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Unfruitful or confused, as brains; muddled. John Dryden
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To earn, earn by labor; earn money or one's living. — Forby
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: "Their eggs were addled." William Cowper
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To cause fertilised eggs to lose viability, by killing the developing embryo within through shaking, piercing, freezing or oiling, without breaking the shell
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Having lost the power of development, and become rotten, as eggs; putrid
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to make inefficient or worthless; muddle
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{v} to make barren, corrupt, grow
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{a} rotten, bad, barren, empty
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{n} dry lees
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mix up or confuse; "He muddled the issues"
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{s} supplemental, extra
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To earn by labor
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Liquid filth; mire
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Lees; dregs
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mix up or confuse; "He muddled the issues
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To earn by labor. Forby
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become rotten; "addled eggs" mix up or confuse; "He muddled the issues
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become rotten; "addled eggs"
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If something addles someone's mind or brain, they become confused and unable to think properly. I suppose the shock had addled his poor old brain. = befuddle. to confuse someone so they cannot think properly addle sb's brains/wits
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Lees; dregs. Wright
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{f} muddle, confuse; become confused; spoil, become rotten; make rotten
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To make addle; to grow addle; to muddle; as, he addled his brain. "Their eggs were addled." Cowper
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To make addle; to grow addle; to muddle; as, he addled his brain
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Having lost the power of development, and become rotten, as eggs; putrid. Hence: Unfruitful or confused, as brains; muddled. Dryden
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Hence: Unfruitful or confused, as brains; muddled
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To thrive or grow; to ripen
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