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Puzzledom vs. Puzzle

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Puzzledomnoun

The domain of puzzles; puzzles collectively.

Puzzlenoun

Anything that is difficult to understand or make sense of.

‘Where he went after he left the house is a puzzle.’;

Puzzledomnoun

The domain of puzzles; puzzles, collectively.

Puzzlenoun

A game for one or more people that is more or less difficult to work out or complete.

Puzzlenoun

A crossword puzzle.

Puzzlenoun

A jigsaw puzzle.

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Puzzlenoun

A riddle.

Puzzlenoun

(archaic) Something made with marvellous skill; something of ingenious construction.

Puzzlenoun

The state of being puzzled; perplexity.

‘to be in a puzzle’;

Puzzleverb

(transitive) To perplex (someone).

Puzzleverb

(intransitive) To think long and carefully, in bewilderment.

‘We puzzled over the curious-shaped lock, but were unable to discover how the key should be inserted.’;

Puzzleverb

(transitive) To make intricate; to entangle.

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Puzzlenoun

Something which perplexes or embarrasses; especially, a toy or a problem contrived for testing ingenuity; also, something exhibiting marvelous skill in making.

Puzzlenoun

The state of being puzzled; perplexity; as, to be in a puzzle.

Puzzleverb

To perplex; to confuse; to embarrass; to put to a stand; to nonplus.

‘A very shrewd disputant in those points is dexterous in puzzling others.’; ‘He is perpetually puzzled and perplexed amidst his own blunders.’;

Puzzleverb

To make intricate; to entangle.

‘They disentangle from the puzzled skein.’; ‘The ways of Heaven are dark and intricate,Puzzled in mazes, and perplexed with error.’;

Puzzleverb

To solve by ingenuity, as a puzzle; - followed by out; as, to puzzle out a mystery.

Puzzleverb

To be bewildered, or perplexed.

‘A puzzling fool, that heeds nothing.’;

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Puzzleverb

To work, as at a puzzle; as, to puzzle over a problem.

Puzzlenoun

a particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solution;

‘he loved to solve chessmate puzzles’; ‘that's a real puzzler’;

Puzzlenoun

a toy that tests your ingenuity

Puzzleverb

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’;

Puzzleverb

be uncertain about; think about without fully understanding or being able to decide;

‘We puzzled over her sudden departure’;

Puzzle

A puzzle is a game, problem, or toy that tests a person's ingenuity or knowledge. In a puzzle, the solver is expected to put pieces together in a logical way, in order to arrive at the correct or fun solution of the puzzle.

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