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Verb: befuddle  bi'fú-d(u)l
  1. Confuse or leave at a loss because of something complex or difficult to understand
    "This question befuddled even the teacher";
    - confuse, throw, fox, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate [informal], perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, dumbfound
  2. Make stupid with alcohol
    - fuddle

Derived forms: befuddling, befuddles, befuddled

Type of: be, inebriate, intoxicate, soak