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  • as inmystery
  • as inriddle
  • as inperplexity
  • as inpuzzler
  • as inconundrum
  • as inclose out

synonyms for closed books

  • conundrum
  • enigma
  • problem
  • question
  • riddle
  • secrecy
  • subtlety
  • thriller
  • abstruseness
  • charade
  • chiller
  • cliffhanger
  • crux
  • cryptogram
  • difficulty
  • grabber
  • inscrutability
  • mystification
  • occult
  • oracle
  • perplexity
  • poser
  • puzzlement
  • rebus
  • rune
  • sphinx
  • stickler
  • stumper
  • teaser
  • twister
  • whodunit
  • why
  • brainteaser
  • braintwister
  • closed book
  • inscrutableness
  • mindboggler
  • sixty-four thousand dollar question
  • tough nut to crack

antonyms for closed books

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  • known
  • understanding
  • solution
  • confidence
  • good fortune
  • simplicity
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      How to use closed books in a sentence

      They will carry out the dictum of Carlyle that the modern university is a university of books.
      THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
      And now I can recall that his eyes closed, and from his lips I caught a sigh, and then he rolled to the floor.
      THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
      The next instant the door closed softly behind them, and she went out of his life as a wife forever.
      THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
      He looked up through half closed eyes to see the Reverend standing over him.
      THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
      And it might be a good idea for you to give your men a gentle hint to keep their mouths closed about this affair—all of it.
      RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
      Peter Elmsly, a partner of the celebrated Paul Valliant, and himself an importer of books and no mean critic and linguist, died.
      THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
      The exchanges had closed in previous years, but never for the reasons which now controlled them.
      READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
      Old Holmes furrowed his brow and closed one eye, seeking with the other the inspiration of the sky.
      THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
      People have not only ceased to purchase those old-fashioned things called books, but even to read them!
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
      Then he closed the spring with a snap, and she let him pass the chain over her hand once more.
      ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
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