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  • v. Present participle of fuddle.


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  • If you arrive half awake, the Customs procedures and the arrangements for travel can be rather fuddling.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • With the stresses, distrust, anxieties, you could watch the love melt like snow off a dyke, and then David's character, Jan, had to have an affair, the div, when he could have been reassuring Tara and then fuddling her over a solid leather chair, my own strategy of choice.

    Rewind TV: Derren Brown: Hero at 30,000 Feet; U Be Dead; Mad Men; Bouquet of Barbed Wire; This is England '86

  • Given McCain's own fuddling and bumbling around, Obama maybe concerned that if he attacked him it would look like piling on. hehe

    Obama Suggests He May "Continue To Refine" Iraq Policies

  • I'm happy that Cameron's working with Weta (and, Cirque du Soleil!) for the effects, yet I find the concept of 3-D filming ... fuddling.

    Just What the Doctor Ordered - an Elephant in the Bathtub

  • I remember in that time the ghastly, fuddling tension between the fear of ending I brought myself to the edge of valley of the shadow of death, in the guise of survival, 'though never walked through it as you've had to do, and of ending thus!

    A letter on dying #2

  • "The curse is still fuddling her," Quentin shouted.

    Orphans of Chaos

  • I think I tried to write three or four sermons, and ended up writing one rather fuddling sermon.

    trinityboy Diary Entry

  • There's the unconvincing transvestite ( "I'm a laaaaaaaady!"), a sullen, verbal-vomiting schoolgirl, a crazy Scotsman, young Welshman Dayfid ( "I'eem the ooonly gey in this villuge!"), a randomly cruel teacher, a fuddling old actor ... and my favourite, a fellow in a wheelchair and his devoted friend who takes loving care of him.

    trinityboy Diary Entry

  • The wind felt immeasurably clean and cold, like a dose of commonsense after the wit-fuddling darkness and candle-stench of the night before.

    Sharpe's Rifles

  • With the shy awkwardness of my age I wished to avoid this, and so I willingly related to the innkeeper all that had occurred, and had barely ended when Peabody came back in haste from Glazeley, where I fear he had been fuddling himself as his wife had suggested.

    Humphrey Bold A Story of the Times of Benbow


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