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Meaning of befuddle

be•fud•dle

Pronunciation: (bi-fud'l), [key]
— -dled, -dling.
  1. to confuse, as with glib statements or arguments: politicians befuddling the public with campaign promises.
  2. to make stupidly drunk.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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