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addle
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • ’He’s completely addled, you know — still thinks he’s a teapot.
  • …raising his voice a little more, his grey eyes glittering malevolently in Harry and Ron’s direction, ’if it’s a question of influence with the Ministry, I don’t think they’ve got much chance… from what my father says, they’ve been looking for an excuse to sack Arthur Weasley for years… and as for Potter… my father says it’s a matter of time before the Ministry has him carted off to St Mungo’s… apparently they’ve got a special ward for people whose brains have been addled by magic.

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  • But she counted and counted till she got that addled she’d start to count in the basket for a spoon sometimes; and so, three times they come out right, and three times they come out wrong.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Although her relations with Atticus and Jem had reached their lowest ebb ("You’re downright addled these days, Jean Louise," her father had said.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman

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