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This might mean working with your hands, or doing a jigsaw puzzle.

That complicated jigsaw cover prepares you for what’s inside.

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Crystal Sanchez, who works on digital collections for the Smithsonian Institution’s Office of the Chief Information Officer, is a founder of Puzzle Swap, plunging deep into the jigsaw realm during the government shutdown of 2013.

Construction sites are vast jigsaws of people and parts that must be pieced together just so at just the right times.

Lay your base first—we used half-inch sanded plywood, cut to fit with a jigsaw.

When he looks at the neatly compiled jigsaw puzzle of his life, however, he feels empty, deeply dissatisfied.

Every scene fits together like a jigsaw puzzle piece by the end of the book, when the reader finally knows everything.

All of which connect together like a jigsaw as the story progresses.

So, I started writing to this girl Tobi Vail who had a fanzine called Jigsaw, and she was very supportive.

For Cusk, it is “a jigsaw dismantled into a heap of broken-edged pieces.”

The whole thing begins to have a jigsaw look, like a child's toy rack with wooden soldiers on it, expanding and contracting.

Painfully he pulled fragments of pictures out of the past, assembled a jigsaw of wild action.

Perhaps Margaret Skidmore would be able to supply another piece of the jigsaw.

Close up, it was a tremendous jigsaw puzzle of blocks that weighed tons.

It looked like some sort of jigsaw puzzle that he was piecing together very carefully, very— what's the word?


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On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jigsaw, such as: break, crack, damage, divide, grab, and injure.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.