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bedazzle

be·daz·zle

bedazzle

 
pronunciation:
b dae zl
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bedazzled, bedazzles, bedazzling
definition: to dazzle or impress so entirely as to cause confusion or uncritical admiration.
synonyms:
daze, dazzle, stupefy
similar words:
astonish, astound, befuddle, bewilder, confuse, dumbfound, flabbergast, nonplus, stagger
derivations: bedazzlingly (adv.), bedazzlement (n.)
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The word bedazzle contains the following part:
be- Old English prefix that means to cover or surround with; to act on or change another.
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The prefix be- forms verbs from nouns and verbs.