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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.

bamboozle

(bæmˈbuzlæ)
1. tv. to deceive someone; to confuse someone. (see also bamboozled.) Don’t try to bamboozle me! I know what I want!
2. tv. to steal something. The crooks bamboozled the old man’s life savings.

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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BAMBOOZLING The whole issue of renewable energy can be totally confusing to land owners and farmers.
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He said the continued presence of Ebad as Sindh governor is a bamboozling question and Nawaz Sharif will have to answer this question.
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BY JAMES NURSEY AND DAVID MADDOCK TIM SHERWOOD believes Aston Villa can shock Arsenal next month after "bamboozling" Liverpool to reach the FA Cup Final.
From the countryfied pedal steel sweetness of Entitlement, through the bamboozling cranky instrumental firepower of High Ball Stepper and the unexpected funk opener Three Women, he's as musically combative, inventive and commanding as ever.