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3 definitions found
 for befuddle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Befuddle \Be*fud"dle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Befuddled]
     To becloud and confuse, as with liquor.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  befuddle
      v 1: be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think
           clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This
           question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled
           even the teacher" [syn: confuse, throw, fox,
           befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound,
           discombobulate]
      2: make stupid with alcohol [syn: befuddle, fuddle]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  49 Moby Thesaurus words for "befuddle":
     addle, addle the wits, ball up, becloud, bedazzle, bemuse, besot,
     bewilder, bother, bug, cloud, confuse, daze, dazzle,
     discombobulate, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, disorganize,
     disorient, distract, disturb, embarrass, entangle, flummox, flurry,
     fluster, flutter, fog, fuddle, fuss, inebriate, intoxicate, maze,
     mist, mix up, moider, muddle, perplex, perturb, pother, put out,
     raise hell, rattle, ruffle, throw into confusion, throw off,
     unsettle, upset
  
  

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