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bumfuzzle

[buhm-fuhz-uh l] /bʌmˈfʌz əl/
verb (used with object), bumfuzzled, bumfuzzling. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
1.
to confuse or fluster.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; bum- (expressive prefix, perhaps to be identified with the initial syllable of bamboozle) + fuzzle to confuse (perhaps expressive alteration of fuddle)
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