bumfuzzle

bum·fuz·zle

 (bŭm′fŭz′əl)
tr.v. bum·fuz·zled, bum·fuz·zling, bum·fuz·zles Chiefly Southern US
To confuse: "The American people must be totally bumfuzzled; [we] keep announcing surpluses and we keep having budget fights" (Bill Clinton).

[Probably bum- (alteration, perhaps influenced by bum, of bamboozle) + fuzzle (perhaps blend of fuddle fuzzy).]

bumfuzzle

(ˈbʌmˌfʌzəl)
vb (tr)
to confuse
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But the stratification and specs of categories often bumfuzzle writers.