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Boggle vs. Ogle

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Boggleverb

Either literally or figuratively to stop or hesitate as if suddenly seeing a bogle.

‘The dogs went on, but the horse boggled at the sudden appearance of the strange beast.’; ‘The horror of the deed and its consequences boggle the imagination.’;

Ogleverb

To stare at (someone or something), especially impertinently, amorously, or covetously.

Boggleverb

(intransitive) To be bewildered, dumbfounded, or confused.

‘He boggled at the surprising news.’; ‘The mind boggles.’;

Oglenoun

An impertinent, flirtatious, amorous or covetous stare.

Boggleverb

(transitive) To confuse or mystify; overwhelm.

‘The vastness of space really boggles the mind.’; ‘The oddities of quantum mechanics can boggle the minds of students and experienced physicists alike.’;

Oglenoun

An eye.

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Boggleverb

To embarrass with difficulties; to palter or equivocate; to bungle or botch.

Ogleverb

To view or look at with side glances, as in fondness, or with a design to attract notice.

‘And ogling all their audience, ere they speak.’;

Boggleverb

To dissemble; to play fast and loose (with someone or something).

Ogleverb

To stare at conspicuously or impertinently.

Boggleverb

To wiggle the eyes as a result of bruxing.

Oglenoun

An amorous side glance or look.

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Bogglenoun

(dated) A scruple or objection.

Ogleverb

look at with amorous intentions

Bogglenoun

(dated) A bungle; a botched situation.

Boggleverb

To stop or hesitate as if suddenly frightened, or in doubt, or impeded by unforeseen difficulties; to take alarm; to exhibit hesitancy and indecision.

‘We start and boggle at every unusual appearance.’; ‘Boggling at nothing which serveth their purpose.’;

Boggleverb

To do anything awkwardly or unskillfully.

Boggleverb

To play fast and loose; to dissemble.

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Boggleverb

To embarrass with difficulties; to make a bungle or botch of.

Boggleverb

startle with amazement or fear

Boggleverb

hesitate when confronted with a problem, or when in doubt or fear

Boggleverb

overcome with amazement;

‘This boggles the mind!’;

Boggle

Boggle is a word game invented by Allan Turoff and originally distributed by Parker Brothers. The game is played using a plastic grid of lettered dice, in which players attempt to find words in sequences of adjacent letters.

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