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Verb: boggle  bó-gul
  1. Startle with amazement or fear
     
  2. Hesitate when confronted with a problem, or when in doubt or fear
     
  3. Overcome with amazement
    "This boggles the mind!";
    - flabbergast, bowl over, blow away [informal]

Derived forms: boggled, boggles, boggling

Type of: balk, baulk [Brit], hesitate, jump, start, startle, surprise, waffle [N. Amer, informal], waver

Encyclopedia: Boggle