A perplexing, usually ambiguous, statement; riddle
An argument necessitating a choice between equally unfavorable or disagreeable alternatives
The act of complicating, or making involved
A state of uncertainty; perplexing situation or position; dilemma
A riddle whose answer contains a pun (Ex.: What's the difference between a jeweler and a jailer? One sells watches and the other watches cells.)
A kind of knot that can be easily undone, for fastening a line as to a ring or pole
The act or an instance of flowing, passing, or giving out:
The way in which something is positioned vis-à-vis its surroundings:
A doubt in the mind; a mental reservation.
A violent or highly contentious situation:
A difficult or intricate situation; an entanglement.
Anything that gets in the way or hinders; impediment; obstruction; hindrance
Any persistent or ever-increasing evil with many sources and causes
The system of interconnecting canals and spaces that make up the inner ear of many vertebrates. The labyrinth has both a bony component, made up of the cochlea, the semicircular canals, and the vestibule, and a membranous one.
Something that hinders, engulfs, or overwhelms:
A condition or state of affairs; esp., now, an awkward, sad, or dangerous situation
One who poses.
A subject for discussion or analysis.
(Law) An issue in dispute for the resolution of a court.
A piece, part, or point that sticks out, esp. one that is sharp or rough, as the broken end of a tree limb
A distressing or difficult happening or situation
A specified duty or responsibility:
Anything causing seemingly needless or excessive fear or anxiety
The condition of being perplexed; bewilderment; confusion
One that is perplexing; an enigma.
A distinctive or characteristic pattern of behavior:
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