- v startle with amazement or fear
- v hesitate when confronted with a problem, or when in doubt or fear
- v overcome with amazement
This boggles the mind!
- This seemed to both please and confuse our NATO allies, and boggle the rest of the world.
- He is an old revolutionary who on one occasion did not boggle at collaborating with an ambitious dictator-to-be to overthrow constituted authority.
- But wherever you go in China now, you come across projects that boggle the mind.
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- Listening to the universe
The Combined Array for Research in Millimeter-Wave Astronomy offers much to boggle the mind.
July 25, 2013 - The Inyo Register
- Terry Francona in Boston Globe (registration)
For some [of the staff], the money is equivalent to two-fifths of their salary for the year,Francona says. "I don't believe coaches are second-class citizens. It doesn't sit well with me, and continues to boggle my mind. What I wanted to...
- Ato Boldon in USA Today
You're talking about a once-in-a-lifetime person the numbers continue to boggle the mind,Boldon said.
- Leigh Steinberg in USA Today
What a mind boggle,Steinberg said. "He said he simply didn't feel the passion and motivation that is a prerequisite for playing his position."