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She struggled to concentrate on crossword puzzles and read books, so she just watched television.

Resolve to do more weird picture puzzles in your spare time.

Early on, we had been conscientious about providing them with gender-neutral toys like blocks, balls, and puzzles.

ID is supported by little more than a collection of puzzles that have not yet been solved by the theory of evolution.

She cooked, wrote a book about a cat who danced, and crafted crossword puzzles.

What puzzles me,” replied Humphrey, “is the fear that old Jacob has of our being seen at Lymington.

"Well, that's what puzzles me," returned Peter, rubbing his nose with an air of perplexity.

"Your young carpenter puzzles me, Miss Hudson," he said to her at dinner.

Naturally the puzzles were personified—or the persons made into puzzles.

But what puzzles me most is the fact that the package was in our baggage!


On this page you'll find 74 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to puzzles, such as: mystify, disturb, complicate, stump, perplex, and bewilder.

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