bamboozled


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bamboozle

To cheat, deceive, or take advantage of someone by elaborate and underhanded means. I can't believe I let that salesmen bamboozle me like that.

bamboozled

(bæmˈbuzlæd)
1. mod. confused. This stuff sure has me bamboozled.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. (Collegiate.) She’s not just drunk, she’s totally bamboozled.
See also: bamboozle
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In appreciating Bamboozled as a political postmodern film, it helps to first contrast it to another film of Lee's, Clockers, (3) which relies instead on the political assumptions of modernism and emancipatory enlightenment thinking.
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FIrst, your brain gets bamboozled into believing that your body contains too much fluid.
They were a little bit bamboozled and I don't think they would have expected that.
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THE football world has been bamboozled by big money transfers in the past week or two - pounds 50 million here, pounds 35 million there - it's all gone a bit crazy.
The Clerk of the House intervened to say that Chief Superintendent Bateman had bamboozled the Serjeant and tricked her into keeping the matter from her immediate superiors.
And I'm not the biggest Tony Capaldi fan, but he bamboozled the Bristol defence before finding Paul Parry for the penalty.
The public are not being bamboozled or paying more - he is just confusing his calendar year with the council's financial year - ending March 31 - which has always been so.
Brad Hogg finished with figures of three for 17 off six overs as his left-arm chinamen bamboozled the Bangladeshi batsmen.
Were you actually bamboozled by that slight-of-hand stuff from Tagliabue the Magnificent (minus the top hat and black cape) as he stood on the steps of City Hall and pulled not one, but two NFL teams out of thin air, before hopping into his limo and disappearing?
The police were bamboozled at first because they thought it was an inside job.
The time flame for Massood's study runs from 1912, when the Foster Photoplay Company released The Railroad Porter, to two 2000 releases: Spike Lee's Bamboozled and John Singleton's Shaft.