Combine mint and sugar in a mixing glass, and muddle into a paste.
In the days that followed the election, one never had the slightest doubt that Britain would find a way to resolve its muddle.
Until the evidence comes out, a case like this was a muddle.
Governments manage to muddle through much more often than you think they possibly can.
As it is, it looks like Israel is set to continue to muddle along on its way to its own ruin.
What makes the muddle is that she isn't clear about the creature she wants most.
She had made a muddle of it she felt, and her chances of success were slim indeed.
I've tried to write verses myself, but I always get into a muddle, and give it up.
The administration was, as it always had been, a chaos of muddle.
Nothing is left to chance or muddle in Berlin, and unless you are a born fool you cannot go astray.
1590s, "destroy the clarity of" (a transferred sense); literal sense ("to bathe in mud") is from c.1600; perhaps frequentative formation from mud, or from Dutch moddelen "to make (water) muddy," from the same Proto-Germanic source. Sense of "to make muddy" is from 1670s; that of "make confused" first recorded 1680s. Meaning "to bungle" is from 1885. Related: Muddled; muddling.
1818, from muddle (v.).