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 for ball up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ball up
      v 1: make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and
           we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult
           passage in the second movement" [syn: botch, bodge,
           bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub,
           screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle,
           fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up,
           bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up,
           fuck up]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  81 Moby Thesaurus words for "ball up":
     addle, addle the wits, becloud, bedazzle, befuddle, bewilder,
     bollix, bollix up, bother, bug, bugger, bugger up, cloud,
     complicate, confound, confuse, cook, daze, dazzle, discombobulate,
     discomfit, discompose, disconcert, disorganize, disorient,
     distract, disturb, embarrass, embrangle, entangle, flummox, flurry,
     fluster, flutter, fog, foul up, fuddle, fumble, fuss, garble,
     gum up, hash up, implicate, involve, jumble, knot, louse up, maze,
     mess up, mist, mix up, moider, muck up, muddle, perplex, perturb,
     pi, play hell with, play hob with, pother, put out, queer,
     raise hell, ramify, rattle, ravel, riffle, ruffle, scramble,
     screw up, shuffle, sink, snafu, snarl, snarl up, tangle,
     throw into confusion, throw off, tumble, unsettle, upset
  
  

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