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Definition of Boggle

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prevent; hesitate; be shocked, be awed; shock
Boggle Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To embarrass with difficulties; to make a bungle or botch of.
  
(n.)
To stop or hesitate as if suddenly frightened, or in doubt, or impeded by unforeseen difficulties; to take alarm; to exhibit hesitancy and indecision.
  
(n.)
To play fast and loose; to dissemble.
  
(n.)
To do anything awkwardly or unskillfully.
  
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\bog"gle\ (&?;), v. i. [imp. & p. p. boggled (&?;); p. pr. & vb. n. boggling (&?;).] [ see bogle, n.]
1. to stop or hesitate as if suddenly frightened, or in doubt, or impeded by unforeseen difficulties; to take alarm; to exhibit hesitancy and indecision. we start and boggle at every unusual appearance. boggling at nothing which serveth their purpose.
2. to do anything awkwardly or unskillfully.
3. to play fast and loose; to dissemble.

Shakespeare Words
to swerve, to hesitate
WordNet 2.0

Verb
1. startle with amazement or fear
(hypernym) startle, jump, start
2. hesitate when confronted with a problem, or when in doubt or fear
(hypernym) hesitate, waver, waffle
3. overcome with amazement; "This boggles the mind!"
(synonym) flabbergast, bowl over
(hypernym) surprise
Boggle Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Boggle is a word game designed by Allan Turoff and originally distributed by Parker Brothers. The game is played using a plastic grid of lettered dice, in which players attempt to find words in sequences of adjacent letters.

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