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bamboozled

[ bam-boo-zuhld ]
/ bæmˈbu zəld /
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adjective
deceived through trickery, flattery, or the like; hoodwinked: He feels there’s been a cover-up by the manufacturer and it’s his duty to bring it to the attention of a bamboozled public.
perplexed, mystified, or confused:I must have had a very bamboozled look on my face, because she gave me an impatient "What’s your problem, lady?"
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