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Rereading is like looking at the answer to a puzzle, rather than doing it yourself, he says.

This cocktail hour interactive exhibition changes each year, but last year it involved attendees competing against one another in a cookie-cutter-themed puzzle challenge designed by artist Zak Kitnick.

From Fortune

At first, chronicling daily symptoms was like starting a brand-new puzzle.

He’s given us something to contemplate, a puzzle we must return to more than once to begin to apprehend.

From Vox

While that was the intent of the puzzle, it wasn’t explicitly stated.

For passengers, beyond the statistics lies a puzzle that has persisted for years.

Working on his own piece of the intelligence puzzle, Stasio racked up impressive victories.

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

But their action just proved another confounding piece of this negligent puzzle.

Without access to the site, reporters, social media, and governments put together pieces of the puzzle.

He was an Englishman and came to the valley by chance and settled here, and to his dying day he was a puzzle to the people.

The chief puzzle of the problem is that nothing turns out as we were told it would turn out.

Something seemed to puzzle him, for he was frowning, but by and by the old cynical smile came back.

It did not puzzle the Colonel at all to know where the sperrit came from, and he did not like the child the less because of it.

I can read a chapter to father in the Bible, but the hard names sadly puzzle me.


On this page you'll find 175 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to puzzle, such as: conundrum, enigma, mindboggler, problem, brainteaser, and grabber.

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