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  • nounbrain-teaser
  • verbperforate, permeate

synonyms for riddles

  • complexity
  • conundrum
  • dilemma
  • enigma
  • mystery
  • puzzle
  • quandary
  • teaser
  • bewilderment
  • charade
  • complication
  • confusion
  • cryptogram
  • distraction
  • doubt
  • embarrassment
  • entanglement
  • intricacy
  • labyrinth
  • maze
  • mystification
  • perplexity
  • plight
  • poser
  • predicament
  • problem
  • puzzlement
  • question
  • rebus
  • stickler
  • strait
  • stumper
  • twister
  • brain-twister
  • closed book
  • knotty question
  • mind-boggler
  • sixty-four dollar question
  • tough nut to crack
  • tough proposition
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antonyms for riddles

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  • solution
  • confidence
  • good fortune
  • simplicity
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How to use riddles in a sentence

And thou didst multiply riddles in parables: thy name went abroad to the islands far off, and thou wast beloved in thy peace.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
From every tree hung three or four kings' sons who had wooed the princess, but had been unable to guess her riddles.
RUDY AND BABETTEHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
I think you might do something better with the time,' she said, 'than waste it in asking riddles that have no answers.'
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLANDLEWIS CARROLL
Boy, I tell you, I've written nothing—I know nothing; you speak in riddles.
HEARTMARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPER
It is up there that they invent the legends for the crackers, and the wonderful riddles and remarks on the bonbons.
A LITTLE DINNER AT TIMMINS'SWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
But they contain riddles which may be found in one form or another in nearly every folklore on the earth.
BALLADS OF MYSTERY AND MIRACLE AND FYTTES OF MIRTHFRANK SIDGWICK
Most of the ladys riddles are found in an old English song, and its traditional derivatives.
BALLADS OF MYSTERY AND MIRACLE AND FYTTES OF MIRTHFRANK SIDGWICK
He tried to “place” work of every kind wherever he could, from riddles and comic anecdotes of a dozen lines up to serial stories.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
Women flew as swiftly as if they were crows, and crossed the river as readily in their riddles as if they were mermaids.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
A new idea seemed to strike her; and she abruptly asked the farmers if either or both missed any of their besoms or riddles.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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