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v. bog·gled, bog·gling, bog·gles
1. To hesitate as if in fear or doubt.
2. To shy away or be overcome with fright or astonishment: "The mind now boggling at all the numbers on the table, both sides agreed to a recess of an hour" (Henry A. Kissinger).
3. To act ineptly or inefficiently; bungle.
1. To cause to be overcome, as with fright or astonishment.
2. To botch; bungle.
[Probably from boggle, dialectal variant of bogle.]
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a person who boggles, or a thing which causes one to boggle
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