puzzle

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  • Info A puzzle is a game, problem, or toy that tests a person's ingenuity. more...
  • She decided then and there that she would never be puzzled over anything again. Cited from Mary Rose of Mifflin, by Frances R. Sterrett
  • The position of this species has been puzzled on from very early times.
  • The picture shows another, less well-known example of this kind of puzzle.
  • The young lady greatly puzzled him when she proposed that he should marry her. Cited from The Three Admirals, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Over six years he developed a computer program to produce puzzles quickly.
  • I thought the man looked puzzled for a moment, but only for a moment. Cited from My Doggie and I, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Paul was made very happy by this news, though it greatly puzzled him. Cited from Derrick Sterling, by Kirk Monroe
  • A puzzle is always featured at the front side of the back cover.
  • The thing that puzzled me most was the way in which they received it. Cited from The Four Pools Mystery, by Jean Webster
  • On this show he drew picture puzzles in front of two teams of children.
  • I was a little girl then, and I puzzled over what she had said.
  • She was, when she thought of it, a little puzzled by his looking her up. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1920, by Various
  • Numerous puzzles must be completed in order to progress from one level to another.
  • Who did you say you were he asked in a puzzled tone. Cited from The Young Visiters or, Mr. Salteena's Plan, by Daisy Ashford
  • The subject of the master puzzle was given at the beginning of each round.
  • The term has also been used as the trade name of puzzles.
  • I have been greatly puzzled to know the meaning of some of his questions. Cited from On the Banks of the Amazon, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The construction company and co-workers were puzzled as to what to do with his remains.
  • The next morning, he is puzzled to find his story being read by everyone.
  • It is usually set in a world where the players can access the puzzles around the world.
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Meaning of puzzle

  • noun A particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solution
    he loved to solve chessmate puzzles, that's a real puzzler
  • noun A game that tests your ingenuity
  • verb Be uncertain about; think about without fully understanding or being able to decide
    We puzzled over her sudden departure