verb (used with object), be·fud·dled, be·fud·dling.
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I suspect this will buoy liberal spirits, but anger the right and befuddle the independents.
Daniel Sands had no cosmic problems on his mind with which to befuddle young Perry.In the Heart of a Fool|William Allen White
It is a flat public loss, another attempt to befuddle our thinking.A Preface to Politics|Walter Lippmann
I am willing to wager my soul, however, that that box is simply a hoax to befuddle us.The Million Dollar Mystery|Harold MacGrath
He had been drinking alcolite; not enough to befuddle him, but enough to make him triumphantly talkative.Brigands of the Moon|Ray Cummings
He had been drinking alcolite; not enough to befuddle him—but enough to make him triumphantly talkative.