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 for jumble
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jumble \Jum"ble\, v. i.
     To meet or unite in a confused way; to mix confusedly.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jumble \Jum"ble\, n.
     1. A confused mixture; a mass or collection without order;
        as, a jumble of words.
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     2. A small, thin, sugared cake, usually ring-shaped. [Also
        spelled jumbal.]
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jumble \Jum"ble\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jumbled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Jumbling.] [Prob. fr. jump, i. e., to make to jump, or
     To mix in a confused mass; to put or throw together without
     order; -- often followed by together or up.
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           Why dost thou blend and jumble such inconsistencies
           together?                                --Burton.
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           Every clime and age
           Jumbled together.                        --Tennyson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a confused multitude of things [syn: clutter, jumble,
           muddle, fuddle, mare's nest, welter, smother]
      2: small flat ring-shaped cake or cookie [syn: jumble,
      3: a theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous
         ideas [syn: patchwork, hodgepodge, jumble]
      v 1: be all mixed up or jumbled together; "His words jumbled"
           [syn: jumble, mingle]
      2: assemble without order or sense; "She jumbles the words when
         she is supposed to write a sentence" [syn: jumble,
         confuse, mix up]
      3: bring into random order [syn: scramble, jumble, throw

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  210 Moby Thesaurus words for "jumble":
     Aesopian language, Babel, Boston cream pie, Greek, admix,
     all sorts, alloy, amalgamate, angel cake, angel food cake, argot,
     arsy-varsiness, assemblage, assortment, babble, baked Alaska,
     ball up, befuddlement, bemingle, bewilderment, blend, blur,
     blur distinctions, bollix up, bother, botheration, broad spectrum,
     cake, cant, chaos, cheesecake, chocolate cake, cipher, cloud,
     clutter, coalesce, code, coffee cake, combine, commingle, commix,
     complicate, compose, compound, concoct, confound, confuse,
     confusion, conglomerate, conglomeration, cryptogram, cupcake, daze,
     deform, derange, disarrange, disarray, discombobulation,
     discomfiture, discompose, discomposure, disconcertion, dishevel,
     disorder, disorganization, disorganize, disorientation, distort,
     disturb, disturbance, double Dutch, embarrassment, emulsify,
     entangle, farrago, flummox, flurry, fluster, flutter, fog, fog up,
     foul up, frenzy, fruitcake, fuddle, fuddlement, fumble, fuse,
     gallimaufry, garble, genoise, gibberish, gift of tongues,
     gingerbread, glossolalia, gobbledygook, hash, haze, helter-skelter,
     higgledy-piggledy, hodgepodge, homogenize, honey cake, hotchpot,
     hotchpotch, hysteron proteron, immingle, immix, integrate,
     interblend, interlace, interlard, intermingle, intermix,
     intertwine, interweave, jargon, jelly roll, jumble together,
     jungle, knead, knock galley-west, layer cake, litter, magpie,
     make unintelligible, marble cake, mash, maze, medley, melange,
     merge, mess, mess up, mingle, mingle-mangle, miscellany, mishmash,
     mist, mix, mix up, mixed bag, muck up, muddle, muddlement, muss up,
     mystify, noise, obfuscate, obscure, odds and ends, olio,
     olla podrida, omnium-gatherum, overlook distinctions, pasticcio,
     pastiche, patchwork, perplexity, perturb, perturbation, pi,
     play hob with, pother, potpourri, pound cake, pucker, riffle,
     ruffle, rummage, salad, salmagundi, sauce, savarin, scramble,
     screw up, secret language, shadow, shortcake, shuffle, slang,
     snafu, snarl up, spice cake, sponge cake, stew, stir up, sweat,
     swivet, syncretize, tangle, tea cake, throw together, tizzy,
     topsy-turviness, topsy-turvydom, toss together, tumble, turmoil,
     unform, unholy mess, unsettle, unsettlement, unshape, upset,
     welter, what you will, white cake, work, yellow cake

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