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Quandary vs Boggle - What's the difference?

quandary | boggle |


As a noun quandary

is a state of not knowing what to decide; a state of difficulty or perplexity; a state of uncertainty, hesitation or puzzlement; a pickle; a predicament.

As a verb boggle is

to be bewildered, dumbfounded, or confused.

Boggle vs Flinch - What's the difference?

boggle | flinch |


As verbs the difference between boggle and flinch

is that boggle is to be bewildered, dumbfounded, or confused while flinch is to make a sudden, involuntary movement in response to a (usually negative) stimulus.

As a noun flinch is

a reflexive jerking away.

Boggle vs Scruple - What's the difference?

boggle | scruple |


In lang=en terms the difference between boggle and scruple

is that boggle is to confuse or mystify; overwhelm while scruple is to be reluctant or to hesitate, as regards an action, on account of considerations of conscience or expedience.

In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between boggle and scruple

is that boggle is (obsolete) to play fast and loose; to dissemble while scruple is (obsolete) to doubt; to question; to hesitate to believe; to question the truth of (a fact, etc).

As verbs the difference between boggle and scruple

is that boggle is to be bewildered, dumbfounded, or confused while scruple is to be reluctant or to hesitate, as regards an action, on account of considerations of conscience or expedience.

As a noun scruple is

(obsolete) a weight of twenty grains; the third part of a dram.

Google vs Boggle - What's the difference?

google | boggle |


As verbs the difference between google and boggle

is that google is while boggle is to be bewildered, dumbfounded, or confused.

Confound vs Boggle - What's the difference?

confound | boggle |


As verbs the difference between confound and boggle

is that confound is to confuse; to mix up; to puzzle while boggle is to be bewildered, dumbfounded, or confused.

As a noun confound

is (statistics) a confounding variable.

Boggle vs Quail - What's the difference?

boggle | quail |


As a verb boggle

is to be bewildered, dumbfounded, or confused.

As a proper noun quail is

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Boggle vs Balk - What's the difference?

boggle | balk |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between boggle and balk

is that boggle is (obsolete) to play fast and loose; to dissemble while balk is (obsolete) to miss intentionally; to avoid; to shun; to refuse; to let go by; to shirk.

As verbs the difference between boggle and balk

is that boggle is to be bewildered, dumbfounded, or confused while balk is (archaic) to pass over or by or balk can be to indicate to fishermen, by shouts or signals from shore, the direction taken by the shoals of herring.

As a noun balk is

ridge, an unplowed strip of land.

Amaze vs Boggle - What's the difference?

amaze | boggle |


In intransitive terms the difference between amaze and boggle

is that amaze is to undergo amazement; to be astounded while boggle is to be bewildered, dumbfounded, or confused.

As verbs the difference between amaze and boggle

is that amaze is to stupefy; to knock unconscious while boggle is to be bewildered, dumbfounded, or confused.

As a noun amaze

is amazement, astonishment.

Boggle vs Hesitant - What's the difference?

boggle | hesitant |


As a verb boggle

is to be bewildered, dumbfounded, or confused.

As an adjective hesitant is

tending to hesitate, wait, or proceed with caution or reservation.

Boggle vs Stickle - What's the difference?

boggle | stickle | Synonyms |

Boggle is a synonym of stickle.


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between boggle and stickle

is that boggle is (obsolete) to play fast and loose; to dissemble while stickle is (obsolete) to contend, contest, or altercate, especially in a pertinacious manner on insufficient grounds.

As verbs the difference between boggle and stickle

is that boggle is to be bewildered, dumbfounded, or confused while stickle is (obsolete) to act as referee or arbiter; to mediate.

As a noun stickle is

(uk|dialect) a shallow rapid in a river.

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