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To confuse or trouble with uncertainty or doubt.
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  1. To confuse or trouble with uncertainty or doubt.
  2. To make (a person) uncertain, doubtful, or hesitant; confuse; puzzle
To baffle or confuse mentally by presenting or being a difficult problem or matter.
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  1. To baffle or confuse mentally by presenting or being a difficult problem or matter.
  2. To ponder over a problem in an effort to solve or understand it.
  3. To clarify or solve (something confusing) by reasoning or study:
To confuse or befuddle, especially by being complicated or varied.
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  1. To confuse or befuddle, especially by being complicated or varied.
  2. To confuse, puzzle or befuddle someone, especially with many different things.
  3. To confuse hopelessly, as by something complicated or involved; befuddle; puzzle
To stop or impede the passage of or movement through; obstruct:
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  1. To stop or impede the passage of or movement through; obstruct:
  2. To stamp with a block
  3. (Sports) To block an opponent
To cut off from being seen; block (the view)
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  1. To cut off from being seen; block (the view)
  2. To block or fill (a passage or opening) with obstacles or an obstacle.
  3. To block or stop up (a passage) with obstacles or impediments; dam; clog
To prevent from coming to fruition or fulfillment; render ineffectual:
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  1. To prevent from coming to fruition or fulfillment; render ineffectual:
  2. To prevent (someone) from accomplishing a purpose or fulfilling a desire; thwart:
  3. (Psychol.) To prevent from gratifying certain impulses or desires, either conscious or unconscious
To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
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  1. To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
(--- Baseball) To make an illegal motion before pitching, allowing one or more base runners to advance one base.
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  1. (--- Baseball) To make an illegal motion before pitching, allowing one or more base runners to advance one base.
  2. (Obs.) To make balks in (land)
  3. To check or thwart by or as if by an obstacle.
(Chess) To place in checkmate
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  1. (Chess) To place in checkmate
  2. To defeat completely; frustrate; thwart
  3. To move a piece placing (an opponent's king) under threat of being taken on the next move with no way of escape or defense possible.
To bring to nothing; frustrate
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  1. To bring to nothing; frustrate
  2. To be beyond the comprehension of; mystify:
  3. To make (an estate, for example) void; annul.
To wrap (strands of hair) in pieces of foil in order to isolate them after bleach or color has been applied.
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  1. To wrap (strands of hair) in pieces of foil in order to isolate them after bleach or color has been applied.
  2. To apply the FOIL algorithm to.
  3. (Hunting) To make (a scent, trail, etc.) confused, as by recrossing, in order to balk the pursuers
To cause to have no effect; bring to nothing; counteract; nullify
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  1. To cause to have no effect; bring to nothing; counteract; nullify
  2. To cause feelings of discouragement, annoyance, or lack of fulfillment in:
  3. To cause (someone) to feel the impatience, impotence, annoyance, anger, etc. commonly felt when desires or needs are not satisfied
To hinder or obstruct as with a stymie
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  1. To hinder or obstruct as with a stymie
  2. To block; impede
  3. To be an obstacle to; prevent the advancement or success of; thwart or stump:
To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
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  1. To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
  2. To oppose and defeat the efforts, plans, or ambitions of (someone).
  3. To hinder, obstruct, frustrate, or defeat (a person, plans, etc.)
To carry or conduct across something:
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  1. To carry or conduct across something:
  2. (Sports) To propel (a ball or puck) as a cross, as in soccer.
  3. To make or put a line across:
(Cricket) To put (a batsman) out by striking a bail from the wicket with the ball while the batsman is out of his or her ground
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  1. (Cricket) To put (a batsman) out by striking a bail from the wicket with the ball while the batsman is out of his or her ground
  2. To travel about, making political speeches
  3. To go about making political speeches.
Find another word for baffle. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for baffle, like: perplex, puzzle, bewilder, block, obstruct, frustrate, impede, confuse, frustrate, hinder and balk.