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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FUZZED

Their outlines, instead of becoming clearer, had fuzzed up more as they approached.

As he pushed back the hair that had fuzzed down over her eyebrows, he felt her head thoughtfully with the tips of his fingers.

The reason was becoming less vague; the fuzzed edges were falling away now.

His head was the shape of a chocolate drop, and was covered with dry, straw-coloured hair that fuzzed up about his pointed crown.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, fusse, first attested in fusball "puff ball of tiny spores," of uncertain origin. Meaning "the police" is American English, 1929, underworld slang, origin and connection to the older word unknown. Perhaps a variant of fuss, with a notion of "hard to please."

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.