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  • v. To dazzle or disorient

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any exciting and complex play intended to confuse (dazzle) the opponent


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  • The video embedded at the link above touches on another long-forgotten piece of history: a sketch of the photographers who captured arial views of assemblages of tens of thousands of soldiers returning from WW-I, carefully choreographed and arranged to form a Liberty Bell, a Stature of Liberty, a US flag ... as forgotten as the origin of the WW-I term razzle-dazzle. - most clicked links

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