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See definition of puzzles on Dictionary.com
  • verbbaffle, confuse
  • verbwonder about

synonyms for puzzles

  • amaze
  • befuddle
  • bemuse
  • bewilder
  • complicate
  • confound
  • disconcert
  • distract
  • disturb
  • dumbfound
  • flabbergast
  • flummox
  • frustrate
  • mystify
  • nonplus
  • perplex
  • rattle
  • stump
  • addle
  • bamboozle
  • beat
  • befog
  • buffalo
  • discombobulate
  • floor
  • foil
  • obscure
  • pose
  • snow
  • stir
  • stumble
  • throw
  • get to
  • profundicate
  • psych out
  • put off
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antonyms for puzzles

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  • appease
  • calm
  • clarify
  • clear up
  • comfort
  • enlighten
  • explain
  • explicate
  • facilitate
  • help
  • soothe
  • aid
  • assist
  • lose
  • elucidate
  • illustrate
  • unravel
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How to use puzzles in a sentence

What puzzles me,” replied Humphrey, “is the fear that old Jacob has of our being seen at Lymington.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
"Well, that's what puzzles me," returned Peter, rubbing his nose with an air of perplexity.
FRANK FAIRLEGHFRANK E. SMEDLEY
"Your young carpenter puzzles me, Miss Hudson," he said to her at dinner.
A FINAL RECKONINGG. A. HENTY
Naturally the puzzles were personified—or the persons made into puzzles.
TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
But what puzzles me most is the fact that the package was in our baggage!
BOY SCOUTS IN THE NORTH SEAG. HARVEY RALPHSON
A solution of these puzzles may be sought in any modern text-book.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME II (OF 3)LESLIE STEPHEN
Women of the class offering wives decline to be taken on trial; they are boxes of puzzles—often dire surprises.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
One of the great puzzles for archæologists has been the prehistoric jade implements found in both countries.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
In these Puzzles the idea we have propounded will be found carried out with slight modification.
LITTLE FOLKS (NOVEMBER 1884)VARIOUS
With this explanation our Competitors will, we think, have little difficulty in finding out the following Puzzles.
LITTLE FOLKS (NOVEMBER 1884)VARIOUS
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