Riddle synonyms

rĭd'l
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An obscure question to be solved for amusement
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Artlessness of mind; freedom from cunning or duplicity; lack of acuteness and sagacity.
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The definition of ambiguity is a word or sentence that is not clear about the intention or meaning.
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A state of confusion arising from hesitation or difficulty in choosing.
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A situation, matter, or person that is hard to deal with or understand:
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A toy or problem for testing cleverness, skill, or ingenuity; often, specif., jigsaw puzzle
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A problem; matter open to discussion or inquiry
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A difficult problem
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A wavering of opinion or belief; lack of conviction; uncertainty
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The definition of a quandary is a dilemma or a state of uncertainty.
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A situation that requires a choice between options that are or seem equally unfavorable or unsatisfactory.
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Something that is perplexed, or complicated
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A perplexing, baffling, or seemingly inexplicable matter, person, etc.
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Failure to distinguish between things
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(Medicine) A secondary disease, an accident, or a negative reaction occurring during the course of an illness and usually aggravating the illness.
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Anything complex or intricate; complication
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That which is intricate or involved; as, the intricacy of a knot; the intricacy of accounts; the intricacy of a cause in controversy; the intricacy of a plot.
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A difficult position (often used in plural).
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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.
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The definition of predicament is a difficult or unpleasant situation.
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A situation, especially a bad or unfortunate one.
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A confusion; jumble
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A mystery play.
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A difficult question or riddle, especially one using a play on words in the answer.
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(In plural) A party game in which players mime a word or phrase that the other players must try to guess.
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A kind of puzzle consisting of pictures of objects, signs, letters, etc., the combination of whose names suggests words or phrases
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A complex riddle or puzzle.
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The definition of clarity is the quality or condition of being clear or easy to understand.
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An answer is defined as something that is similar or a close copy.
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A method or process of dealing with a problem:
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An obscure question to be solved for amusement
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The definition of enigmatic is something that is like a puzzle or riddle that can’t be understood.
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A mentally challenging problem or puzzle.
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The definition of crux is the central point of something, or is something that seems impossible to solve.
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(Zen Buddhism) A story about a Zen master and his student, sometimes like a riddle, other times like a fable, which has become an object of Zen study, and which, when meditated upon, may unlock mechanisms in the Zen student’s mind leading to satori.
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The definition of a paradox is something that seems contradictory or unbelievable, but may or may not be true.
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A person who is difficult to know or understand
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To bewilder or astonish.
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To pierce or stamp with rows of holes, as those between postage stamps, to allow easy separation.
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To perplex is defined as to confuse or complicate.
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To create a hole in the skin for the purpose of inserting jewelry
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To use a sieve; sift.
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To separate; screen; distinguish
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One who solves puzzles as a hobby.
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A display; a manifestation:
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To spread or flow throughout; pervade:
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To be present throughout; permeate:
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To penetrate is to pass into or through something.
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To penetrate thoroughly; permeate or pervade.
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To make less brilliant; soften:
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In general, to act in a way which results in an object becoming completely permeated or impregnated by some quality.
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To separate or sift out (fine particles of sand, for example) by means of a sieve or screen.
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A mental intrusion or cause of confusion
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