Our vocabulary blog word this week is befuddle.

As 
defined 
by Merriam-Webster, 

befuddle, 

an verb, means "to make someone unable to think clearly." 

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LS120
04/15/2013 3:16pm

One of the medications side effects is that it might befuddle you. Befuddle makes sense because it might make you unable to think clearly.

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ID120
04/15/2013 3:26pm

The hard test befuddled me when I was trying to complete it.

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RC118
04/15/2013 3:49pm

The crossword puzzle befuddled him. This makes sense because the crossword puzzle was confusing.

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EG120
04/17/2013 8:50pm

Since Joe was day dreaming in class, he was befuddled when the teacher called on him.
This makes sense because Joe was confused and could not think straight because he did not know what was going on since he was day dreaming.

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KB119
04/15/2013 4:04pm

A riddle will usually befuddle the person who is solving it.

This makes sense because it can often confuse someone.

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pw119
04/15/2013 4:42pm

The man was befuddled while he was taking the exam.

This makes sense because the man was unable to think clearly while he was taking the exam.

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AW118
04/15/2013 5:24pm

Why North Korea wants to launch a nuclear rocket befuddles me.

This sentence makes sense because it's confusing why North Korea needs to start a war.

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Mw 118
04/15/2013 5:46pm

The coach was befuddled at the situation.

This makes sense bc he was confused and couldn't think straight.

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KS119
04/15/2013 5:56pm

Kara made her friend befuddled because she saw her steal from the grocery store.

The word befuddle makes sense in this sentence because Kara is trying to make her friend unable to think clearly about what her friend saw.

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cym120
04/15/2013 9:47pm

Spring befuddled her in school because she kept looking outside day dreaming. This makes sense here because she was unable to think clearly in school because she was thinking of spring.

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ES120
04/15/2013 10:07pm

As the detective asked interrogating questions, the criminal appeared befuddled. Befuddle makes sense un this sentence because it is saying the criminal was speechless.

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CS118
04/16/2013 7:16am

A complex tongue twister will often befuddle the person saying it.

Befuddle makes sense in this sentence because a complex tongue twister can make someone confused or unable to think dearly.

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MD119
04/16/2013 3:48pm

Joe was befuddled when he was trying to do his math homework after he didn't pay attention in class. This makes sense because he didn't understand how to do his math homework.

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jb119
04/16/2013 3:56pm

The vocab word this week did not befuddle me.

This sentence makes sense because i clearly understood the vocab word.

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LT118
04/16/2013 4:20pm

The math equation befuddled me. Befuddled makes sense in this sentence because it is saying that i couldn't think about how to do it.

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MR119
04/16/2013 4:23pm

The math test today befuddled me for the rest of the afternoon.

The word befuddle makes sense in this sentence because it made me so confused and had my mind drifting and bewildered for the rest of the afternoon.

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MM118
04/16/2013 4:54pm

The confusing math equation befuddled the students.

This makes sense because the students were confused by the equations.

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CF118
04/16/2013 4:58pm

The head injury befuddled the player.

This makes sense because he could not think straight after his injury.

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MAK119
04/16/2013 5:12pm

The celebrity befuddled her because she was so shocked to her. This makes sense because she was so shocked to the point were she couldn't think.

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NP119
04/16/2013 5:46pm

The sudoku puzzle befuddled the person trying to complete it.

Befuddled makes sense here because it means that the puzzle confused the person and made them unable to think straight, which is what puzzles are designed to do.

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NL120
04/16/2013 6:01pm

All the noise during play made me befuddled so I couldn't do my homework.

This makes sense because I couldn't concentrate on my homework because there was to much noise.

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AB120
04/16/2013 6:01pm

I was befuddled by the expression on her face. This makes sense because she was unable to think clearly, because the faces her friend made were very weird.

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EZ120
04/16/2013 6:03pm

The loud music made Sam befuddled.

This makes sense because she was unable to think properly because the music was distracting and loud.

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NS120
04/16/2013 6:09pm

When people talk in my class when I am trying to work, they befuddle me.

This makes sense because befuddle means to stop someone from thinking straight and clearly because they are distracting me, which is true.

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VW120
04/16/2013 7:23pm

I will befuddle you by saying things to confuse you.
This makes sense because you can confuse someone by saying confusing things.

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CM120
04/16/2013 7:37pm

Joe befuddled Jack by texting him while he was doing his homework. Befuddle makes sense in this sentence because Jack couldn't think clearly because of Joe.

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HG118
04/16/2013 7:53pm

The suspicious event befuddled the by standers.
This makes sense because the event was suspicious so the viewers couldn't think clearly.

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mg119
04/16/2013 9:12pm

Susan befuddled her friend on April Fools Day by telling her a joke.

Befuddled makes sense in this sentence because she confused her friend by telling her a joke.

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VJW120
04/16/2013 9:36pm

I was befuddled while studying when our math teacher told us we were retaking the quiz our entire class failed.

This makes sense because I was so confused about how to study that I couldn't think straight.

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MC118
04/16/2013 9:38pm

The long math quiz befuddled the entire class. Befuddled makes sense because the math quiz confused the entire class.

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DC119
04/16/2013 10:12pm

Seeing a wild boar running through the mall befuddled the man.

This makes sense because a wild boar is not a common sight in a mall.

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RF118
04/16/2013 11:00pm

After that swat the defender put on, the offender was befuddled as he stumbled around the court.

Befuddled makes sense in this content because the block was so tenacious it had the offender unable to think clearly thus making his stumble.

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ME120
04/17/2013 7:23am

The new rules will befuddle the class tomorrow.

This makes sense because befuddle means confusing and the rules are new and unfamiliar which may make hard to think.

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LC118
04/17/2013 4:09pm

The boy was befuddled after the head injury.

This makes sence because befuddled means unable to think clearly/

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MS119
04/17/2013 5:28pm

The playground monitor was befuddled after the kids left the area.

This makes sense because befuddle means unable to think clearly.

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JM 118
04/17/2013 5:58pm

He was befuddled after the difficult test.
This makes sense because he was confused as to what to think.

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jd118
04/17/2013 6:31pm

I was befuddled by how tired I was while in school. This makes sense in the sentence because he was so tired it was hard for him to think clearly in school.

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EH119
04/17/2013 7:55pm

Sam was befuddled when he saw his best friend cheating on the math test.

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JH120
04/17/2013 8:31pm

After the war, many soldiers were befuddled on what to do with their time.
The word befuddled makes sense in this sentence because it is stating the soldiers did not know what to do and were not able to think clearly.

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jm120
04/17/2013 8:41pm

The confusing homework befuddled the new student. This makes sense because the new student had never seen this type of work and it confused him

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MH118
04/17/2013 9:28pm

Jennie was befuddled when the class asked her so any questions.
This means that Jennie was overwhelmed and couldn't think because the class was asking so many questions.

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BW120
04/18/2013 4:49pm

I was befuddled when I heard her question.
this sentence makes sense because i was confused by her question












:)

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AB119
04/18/2013 5:09pm

The girl was befuddled when she had to give a speech in front of the class.

This makes sense because she was unable to think clearly.

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aw119
04/18/2013 7:16pm

Stella was befuddled when the band mixed up the song lyrics.
This makes sense here because she got confused about the lyrics to the song.

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BTM118
04/18/2013 8:43pm

When the customer needed change for a ten dollar bill and asked for four quarters, three ones, one five, and one hundred pennies, the clerk was befuddled.

Befuddled makes sense in this sentence because I am trying to say that asking for this change made the clerk confused.

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MB119
04/18/2013 9:58pm

The math homework befuddled Jim.
This makes sense because the math homework made Jim unable to think clearly.

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BB120
04/18/2013 10:07pm

Steve was befuddled during the football game we had today. This makes sense in this sentence because Steve did not study his plays before the game, therefore he could not think cleary, was overwhelmed, and was confused.

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js119
04/18/2013 10:29pm

The A+ Bob got on his test befuddled him.
EXPLANATION:
The grade he got on his test was surprising and couldn't believe he got it.

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AC119
04/18/2013 11:05pm

When she looked at the SAT test packet, her mind because befuddled from all the unknown answers. This makes sense because she was confused by the difficult questions.

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Mr. Fodor
04/20/2013 1:33pm

*became

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EK118
04/18/2013 11:35pm

His nervousness befuddled him when it came time to take the penalty kick, so as a result he missed.
This makes sense because he couldnt think clearly bcuase he was so nervous.

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Ew119
04/18/2013 11:42pm

After I was hit in the head by the door I was befuddled and couldn't walk straight.

Befuddled makes sence in this sentence because it says that I was confused when the door hit me.

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mw120
04/19/2013 7:36am

The teacher was befuddled when she saw her best student cheating on her math teats.
This sentence makes sense because the teacher was surprised and confused.

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AS119
04/19/2013 8:06am

The math homework befuddled Popeye.

This sentence makes sense because the math homework was hard and caused him not to think clear.

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JG119
04/20/2013 3:01pm

The player was befuddled by the crowd and missed the final shot to win the game.

This means the crowd distracted the player causing him to lose focus and the game.

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lv119
04/22/2013 1:20pm

After she fell Ella was befuddled.

Befuddled makes sense here because the hit to her head made her woozy.

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bs120
04/24/2013 5:50pm

Alex befuddles me.

This makes sense because he makes me unable to think clearly.

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BT118
04/24/2013 8:30pm

The vocabulary word did not befuddle me, it was actually quite easy.

It makes sense because it didn't confuse me.

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NF120
04/24/2013 10:09pm

Joe was befuddled during his math test today.

Befuddled makes sense in this sentence because Joe was unable to think clearly when taking his math test.

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AP120
04/29/2013 7:52pm

Jimmy befuddled his son because he told him a complicated math equation.

Befuddled makes sense in this sentence because Jimmy's son couldn't think clearly and was confused because the math problem was so complicated and difficult to understand.

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IT118
04/29/2013 10:45pm

I had to read the poem twice because when I first read it, it befuddled me.

This make sense because when I read the poem the first time it was hard to understand.

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EM119
05/03/2013 8:18am

School bufudles me.
This makes sense here because I can not think clearley during school.

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AZ120
05/07/2013 8:59am

The teacher befuddled Tim before the test.
this makes sense because Tim didnt understand before the test.

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BH119
05/08/2013 8:12am

I was so befuddle when my teacher taught the lesson.

This makes sense because I was confused about the lesson.

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wp118
05/09/2013 6:01pm

I was befuddled when i saw the man take the necklace.

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ap120
05/09/2013 9:10pm

The maze befuddled her. This makes sense in this sentence because the maze was confusing.

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SR5
05/11/2013 9:59pm

The loud fan befuddled me.

This makes sense, because it is tough to concentrate when something is very loud.

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NH118
05/12/2013 6:57pm

The basketball coach was befuddled during the last seconds of the game. This makes sense because he didnt know what to do.

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DG118
05/12/2013 11:20pm

The challenging puzzle befuddled me.
This makes sense because a challenging puzzle can be confusing.

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TS120
05/13/2013 6:57am

The magician befuddled the crowd with the magic trick.

Befuddled makes sense in this sentence because the magician confused the crowd with his trick.

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JK118
05/13/2013 8:15am

He was befuddled by the wordsearch i made him.

The sentence makes sense becasue he couldent think about the words to find.

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SD118
05/13/2013 10:52am

The annoying boy befuddled Jim when he was taking his test by shooting spitballs.

This sentence makes sence because the boy was making Jim unable to think clearly.

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AI120
05/13/2013 3:12pm

The professor was befuddled about who was the top student.
This makes sense because the professor was unable to decide who was the best student.

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