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    baffle - Dictionary definition and meaning for word baffle

    (noun) a flat plate that controls or directs the flow of fluid or energy
    Synonyms : baffle board
    (verb) be a mystery or bewildering to
    Example Sentence
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me
    (verb) hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    Synonyms : bilk , cross , foil , frustrate , queer , scotch , spoil , thwart
    Example Sentence
    • What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
    • foil your opponent
    (verb) check the emission of (sound)
    Synonyms : regulate
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for baffle

baffal=bad+fal(hindi)fruit...a bad fruit frustates u

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baffle sounds like buffalo and a wild buffalo can really frustrate you with his crazy actions.

baffle sounds like be + fool. Everybody knows that a fool is always confused and frusturated while trying to understand / do something new.

Baffle = frustrate = bewilder. Now u can imagine about a Buffalo getting wild...

when you eat baffla(e) ,you overeat & get frustrated on the cook afterwards, who made you eat so much.

Buffalo on the road baffled me.

baffle sounds like battle so we get frusteted during battle time.....

similar to BEFUDDLE

BAFFLE sounds like ba ba fool i.e father confused.

baffle- just assume that zyada baafle(dal-bafle) khane se frustration hota hai :P

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text: to baffle and repulse me
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