One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the proliferation of data makes the mind boggle’
marvel, wonder, be astonished, be astounded, be amazed, be filled with amazement, be overwhelmed, be shocked, be staggered, be bowled over, be startled
gape, goggle, gawk
2‘it boggles my mind that everyone thinks that they can pull the wool over the eyes of record companies’
astonish, astound, amaze, fill with amazement, overwhelm, shock, startle, fill with wonder
flabbergast, bowl over
3‘you never boggle at plain speaking’
demur, jib, shrink from, flinch from, recoil from, hang back from, waver, falter, dither, baulk, vacillate about, think twice about, be reluctant about, have scruples about, scruple about, have misgivings about, have qualms about, be chary of, hesitate to, be shy about, be coy about, shy away from
be cagey about, shilly-shally
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