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muddle is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of muddle in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… serving glass and muddle it together and …”

meanings of muddle


  1. To waste or misuse, as one does who is stupid or intoxicated.
  2. To think and act in a confused, aimless way.
  3. To mash slightly for use in a cocktail.
  4. To make turbid or muddy.
  5. To mix together, to mix up; to confuse.
  6. To cloud or stupefy; to render stupid with liquor; to intoxicate partially.
  7. To dabble in mud.


  1. A mixture of crushed ingredients, as prepared with a muddler.
  2. A mixture; a confusion; a garble.

muddle frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word muddle occurs in english on average 2.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics muddle can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that muddle can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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