simple past tense and past participle of befool

Source: Wiktionary


Be*fool", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Befooled; p. pr. & vb. n. Befooling.] Etym: [OE. befolen; pref. be- + fol fool.]

1. To fool; to delude or lead into error; to infatuate; to deceive. This story . . . contrived to befool credulous men. Fuller.

2. To cause to behave like a fool; to make foolish. "Some befooling drug." G. Eliot.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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21 September 2023


(adverb) so as to shock the feelings; “One day, she lost her temper, completely, suddenly and, even to herself, shockingly”; “Suddenly, shockingly, the clergyman’s son was a desperado.”

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