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boggle

verb     /ˈbɒɡ.l̩/ US  /ˈbɑː.ɡl̩/
[I or T] to (cause something or someone to) have difficulty imagining or understanding something: My mind boggles at the amount of money they spend on food. It boggles the imagination, doesn't it? → See also mind-bogglingConfusion, confusing and feeling confusedPuzzle and confuseDifficult to understand [I] to be very surprised and uncertain about how to deal with something: He boggled at the suggestion.Surprised
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