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  Words related to puzzle

Related / Similar Words: puzzler, mystifier, teaser, perplex, vex, stick, get, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound

 

Definition:
  • a toy that tests your ingenuity;
  • a particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solution; "he loved to solve chessmate puzzles"; "that''s a real puzzler";
  • be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don''t know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me";
  • be uncertain about; think about without fully understanding or being able to decide; "We puzzled over her sudden departure";

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    See Also: puzzle over, solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, work

     

    Hyponyms: Chinese puzzle, jigsaw puzzle, tangram, stump, mix up, riddle, elude, escape

     

    Derivational Morphology: perplex, vex, stick, get, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound, stupefaction, bewilderment, obfuscation, puzzlement, befuddlement, mystification, bafflement, bemusement, poser, stumper, toughie, sticker, puzzler, mystifier, teaser, mystery, enigma, secret, closed book

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 迷惑   Dutch: mysterie  
    Finnish: arvoitus   French: mystère  
    German: Rätsel   Hungarian: rejtvény  
    Italian: mistero   Japanese:  
    Korean: 수수께끼   Portuguese: enigma  
    Russian: загадка   Spanish: rompecabezas  
    Swedish: huvudbry  
     
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