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How to use boggle in a sentence

I did not boggle at his slave-dealing, but took him on the spot.
MOGREB-EL-ACKSAR. B. CUNNINGHAME GRAHAM
I see, when a woman has a mind to't, she'll never boggle at a sin.
DRYDEN'S WORKS VOL. 3 (OF 18)JOHN DRYDEN
You needn't boggle at it; it's honest got and earned, long before this other racket.
ROBBERY UNDER ARMSTHOMAS ALEXANDER BROWNE, AKA ROLF BOLDREWOOD
However you would immediately require some specimen of my skill; and at that indeed I might boggle a little.
THE OLD MAN OF THE MOUNTAIN, THE LOVECHARM AND PIETRO OF ABANOLUDWIG TIECK
The time to think of risks was gone by; the time to boggle over what honor allowed or forbade had never come to Rupert of Hentzau.
RUPERT OF HENTZAUANTHONY HOPE
They may boggle at a word or a phrase in terminology which is avowedly idiomatic.
STUDIES OF CONTEMPORARY POETSMARY C. STURGEON
You might take a needle and boggle up your rags, as decency demands.
SHORT STORIESFIODOR DOSTOIEVSKI
I'll just sit here, if it's okay with you, and let my imagination boggle at what you've told me.
THE BUTTONED SKYGEOFF ST. REYNARD
And there's lots o' little fakes to make 'em boggle, or go slow.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 102, FEB. 20, 1892VARIOUS
He doth boggle very often, and because himself winks at it, thinks 'tis not perceived.
CHARACTER WRITINGS OF THE 17TH CENTURYVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BOGGLE

  • be loath
  • be reluctant
  • be unwilling
  • boggle
  • demur
  • doubt
  • falter
  • fret
  • gag
  • have qualms
  • hesitate
  • question
  • shy
  • stick
  • stickle
  • stumble
  • think twice about
  • vacillate
  • waver
  • worry
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