startle with amazement or fear
hesitate when confronted with a problem, or when in doubt or fear
flabbergast, boggle, bowl over(verb)
overcome with amazement
"This boggles the mind!"
To be bewildered, dumbfounded, or confused.
He boggled at the surprising news.
To confuse or mystify; overwhelm.
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 play fast and loose; to dissemble
to embarrass with difficulties; to make a bungle or botch of
Boggle is a word game designed by Allan Turoff, and trademarked by Parker Brothers, a division of Hasbro. The game is played using a plastic grid of lettered dice, in which players attempt to find words in sequences of adjacent letters.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bog′l, v.i. to stop or hesitate as if at a bogle: to start with fright: to make difficulties about a thing: to equivocate.—n. a scruple, objection: a bungle.—n. Bogg′ler, one who boggles: a doubter: (Shak.) one who starts from the right path. [See Bogle.]
The numerical value of Boggle in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Boggle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Their compatriots included such beasts as Wiwaxia, a slug covered in leaf-like scales and towering spines; Anomalocaris, resembling a cross between a lobster and a can-opener; Nectocaris, a boggle-eyed two-armed squid, and Opabinia, which looks like a shrimp that swallowed a vacuum cleaner.
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- стряскам, плаша, стряскам се, плаша сеBulgarian
- confondre's, estar confósCatalan, Valencian
- být, zmaten, zmástCzech
- kummastuttaa, tyrmistyttääFinnish
- troubler, épater, être époustouflé, être confusFrench
- clisg, breislichScottish Gaelic
- overdonderen, verbijsterd zijn, in de war zijn, verwarrenDutch
- пугаться, поражаться, поражать, изумлятьRussian
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