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befog Line breaks: befog
Pronunciation: /bɪˈfɒɡ/

Definition of befog in English:

verb (befogs, befogging, befogged)

[with object]
Make confused: her brain was befogged with lack of sleep
More example sentences
  • Even with modern efficacious treatments for schizophrenia, we face troubling questions about how much they befog the mind and how much they harm the brain.
  • Perhaps this cornucopia of educational opportunities is befogging you.
  • This seems to me to be the lesson of any view of the human prospect that is not befogged by groundless hopes.
confused, muddled, fuddled, befuddled, addled, groggy, dizzy, muzzy
informaldopey, woozy, not with it

Words that rhyme with befog

agog, blog, bog, clog, cog, dog, flog, fog, grog, hog, Hogg, hotdog, jog, log, nog, prog, slog, smog, snog, sprog, tautog, tog, trog

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