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Synonyms of 'bungle'

(verb) 
Definition
to spoil (an operation) through clumsiness or incompetence
Two prisoners bungled an escape bid last night
Synonyms
mess up
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blow (slang)
Oh you fool! Now you've really blown your chances!
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ruin
The original decor was all ruined during renovation.
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spoil
It is important not to let mistakes spoil your life.
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blunder
No doubt I had blundered again.
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screw up (informal)
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botch
It's a silly idea, and he has botched it.
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cock up (British, slang)
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fuck up (offensive, taboo, slang)
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make a mess of
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mismanage
Three-quarters of those surveyed thought the President had mismanaged the economy.
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muff
She muffed her opening speech.
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foul up
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make a nonsense of (informal)
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bodge (informal)
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make a pig's ear of (informal)
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flub (US, slang)
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crool or cruel (Australian, slang)
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louse up (slang)
Opposites
,
succeed in
, , ,
carry off
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of blow
Definition
to use (an opportunity) ineffectively
Oh you fool! Now you've really blown your chances!
Synonyms
screw up (informal),
mess up,
cock up (British, slang),
fuck up (offensive, taboo, slang),
make a mess of,
foul up,
make a nonsense of (informal),
bodge (informal),
make a pig's ear of (informal),
flub (US, slang),
crool or cruel (Australian, slang),
louse up (slang)
in the sense of blunder
Definition
to make stupid or clumsy mistakes
No doubt I had blundered again.
Synonyms
blow it (slang),
err,
slip up (informal),
cock up (British, slang),
fuck up (offensive, taboo, slang),
foul up,
drop a clanger (informal),
put your foot in it (informal),
drop a brick (British, informal),
screw up (informal)
in the sense of botch
Definition
to spoil through clumsiness or ineptitude
It's a silly idea, and he has botched it.
Synonyms
mar,
screw up (informal),
mess up,
cock up (British, slang),
balls up (taboo, slang),
fuck up (offensive, taboo, slang),
make a nonsense of (informal),
bodge (informal),
make a pig's ear of (informal),
flub (US, slang),
crool or cruel (Australian, slang)

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