Bamboozle (verb) – To bamboozle (bam-BOO-zuhl) is to deceive by trickery, deception, flattery, etc. As used by Walter Lippman: “Successful politicians are insecure and intimidated men. They advance politically only as they placate, appease, bribe, seduce, bamboozle or otherwise manage to manipulate the demanding and threatening elements in their constituencies.”

You may also like