To embarrass with difficulties to create a bungle or botch of
- to quit or wait like unexpectedly frightened or in question or hampered by unforeseen troubles to take alarm to demonstrate hesitancy and indecision
- startle with amazement or worry
- hesitate whenever confronted with a problem, or whenever in doubt or worry
- overcome with amazement
- to prevent or wait as though all of a sudden frightened, or perhaps in doubt, or hampered by unforeseen troubles; to just take security; showing hesitancy and indecision.
- to-do everything awkwardly or unskillfully.
- to try out fast and free; to dissemble.
- To embarrass with problems; to create a bungle or botch of.
1590s, "in the first place fright (as a startled horse does), timid, just take security," from Middle English bugge "specter" (among other activities, designed to scare horses at night); see bug (letter.); in addition compare bogey (n.1). This is "to raise scruples, think twice" is from 1630s. As a noun from 1650s. Related: Boggled; boggling; boggler (from c.1600 as "one who hesitates").
(n.) To get rid of or hesitate as if unexpectedly frightened, or perhaps in question, or impeded by unexpected difficulties; to just take security; to demonstrate hesitancy and indecision.
- (n.) To-do anything awkwardly or unskillfully.
- (letter.) To play fast and free; to dissemble.
- (v. t.) To embarrass with difficulties; to make a bungle or botch of.
They will be able to self-assemble and can be made to do all kinds of things that boggle the mind.