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synonyms for riddled

  • corrupt
  • infest
  • mar
  • pepper
  • pervade
  • puncture
  • bore
  • damage
  • honeycomb
  • impair
  • pierce
  • pit
  • spoil
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Zen koans are riddles intended to shake seeker-monks free of their excessive dependence on linear thought processes.
OVER TIME, BUDDHISM AND SCIENCE AGREE - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGDAVID P. BARASHDECEMBER 23, 2020NAUTILUS
Quanta paid tribute to him with our October Insights puzzle, which included a numerical riddle he invented and other games based on or inspired by his work.
THE YEAR IN MATH AND COMPUTER SCIENCEBILL ANDREWSDECEMBER 23, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
To be honest, riddles about leap years always make my head spin a little.
CAN YOU CUT THE COOKIES?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSDECEMBER 4, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The menu of fried food provides the basis for a predictable script, a handy way to sidestep the riddles of spontaneous conversation as she greets her regular customers.
MAKE ROOM FOR ‘BIG GIRL, SMALL TOWN’RON CHARLESDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Just one problem — the riddle asked about three flips, not two.
CAN YOU SNATCH DEFEAT FROM THE JAWS OF VICTORY?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSNOVEMBER 13, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
This riddle was a version of what are known as goat problems, in which a goat is tethered to part of a fence and you are tasked with calculating its grazing area.
CAN YOU MAKE AN UNFAIR COIN FAIR?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSNOVEMBER 6, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Five horses were shot under him, his clothes were riddled with bullets, but he was reserved for a sinister fate.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
"That is one way," said he, and so it was, for on holding the shirt up to the light it was seen to be riddled with holes.
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE
The ham, which was almost as light as cork, was riddled with worm-holes, and as hard as a petrified sponge.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
But as soon as his ship appeared all the American ships turned their guns on it, and riddled it with a frightful storm of iron.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO RIDDLED

  • addled
  • bad
  • carious
  • carrion
  • corroded
  • decomposed
  • effete
  • gangrenous
  • overripe
  • perished
  • putrescent
  • putrid
  • rank
  • riddled
  • rotted
  • ruined
  • spoiled
  • wasted
  • withered
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