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Confuse
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Confuse as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

6 August 2021
Last seen in: The Daily Mail Quick

We found 36 answers for the crossword clue 'Confuse', the most recent of which was seen in the The Daily Mail Quick.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Confuse a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Confuse as an answer itself some 50 times.

Confuse is a single word clue made up of 7 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Daily Mail Quick' on Thursday, 29 July 2021 with the answer being ADDLE, we also found ADDLE to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Make unclear, indistinct, or blurred; "Her remarks confused the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions"
  • Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"
  • Cause to feel embarrassment; "The constant attention of the young man confused her"
  • Mistake one thing for another; "you are confusing me with the other candidate"; "I mistook her for the secretary"
  • Assemble without order or sense; "She jumbles the words when she is supposed to write a sentence"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

FOG
Confusion characterized by lack of clarity

FOX
Alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs

4 Letters

BLUR
A hazy or indistinct representation; "it happened so fast it was just a blur"; "he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz"

5 Letters

ADDLE
Mix up or confuse; "He muddled the issues"

BEFOG
Make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"; "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"

MIXUP
Cause to be perplexed or confounded; "This problem stumped her"

MUDDY
Dirty with mud

RAVEL
A row of unravelled stitches; "she got a run in her stocking"

STUMP
Remove tree stumps from; "stump a field"

THROW
The act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base"

6 Letters

BAFFLE
A flat plate that controls or directs the flow of fluid or energy

BEMUSE
Cause to be confused emotionally

FLURRY
A rapid active commotion

FUDDLE
Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"

JUMBLE
A theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas

MUDDLE
Mix up or confuse; "He muddled the issues"

PUTOFF
A pretext for delay or inaction

7 Letters

BEDEVIL
Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"

CROSSUP

DERANGE
Derange mentally, throw out of mental balance; make insane; "The death of his parents unbalanced him"

FLUSTER
Cause to be nervous or upset

MISLEAD chris roberson
Give false or misleading information to

MYSTIFY
Make mysterious; "mystify the story"

OBSCURE
Reduce a vowel to a neutral one, such as a schwa

PERPLEX
Be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"

PERTURB
Disturb or interfere with the usual path of an electron or atom; "The electrons were perturbed by the passing ion"

SNARLUP
Make more complicated or confused through entanglements

8 Letters

BEFUDDLE
Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"

BEWILDER
Cause to be confused emotionally

CONFOUND
Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"

9 Letters

BAMBOOZLE
Conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end; "He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well"

10 Letters

DISCONCERT
Cause to lose one's composure

OBNUBILATE
Make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"; "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"

12 Letters

DISORIENTATE chris roberson
Cause to be lost or disoriented

14 Letters

DISCOMBOBULATE
Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"

15 Letters

THROWACURVEBALL

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