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Noun: muddle  mú-d(u)l
  1. A confused multitude of things
    - clutter, jumble, fuddle, mare's nest, welter, smother, scramble
     
  2. Informal term for a difficult situation
    "he made a muddle of his marriage";
    - fix, hole, jam, mess, pickle, kettle of fish
Verb: muddle  mú-d(u)l
  1. Make into a puddle
    "muddled mire";
    - puddle
     
  2. Mix up or confuse
    "He muddled the issues";
    - addle, puddle

Derived forms: muddled, muddles, muddling

Type of: confuse, difficulty, disorder, disorderliness, jumble, mix up, rile, roil

Encyclopedia: Muddle