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See definition of stumping on Dictionary.com
  • as inenigmatic
  • as inenigmatic/enigmatical
  • as inwhistle-stop tour

synonyms for stumping

  • ambiguous
  • cryptic
  • obscure
  • Delphian
  • dark
  • doubtful
  • enigmatical
  • equivocal
  • incomprehensible
  • indecipherable
  • inexplicable
  • inscrutable
  • occult
  • oracular
  • perplexing
  • puzzling
  • recondite
  • secret
  • sphinxlike
  • stickling
  • teasing
  • uncertain
  • unfathomable
  • unintelligible
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antonyms for stumping

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  • clear
  • explicit
  • obvious
  • known
  • plain
  • clear
  • obvious
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    How to use stumping in a sentence

    And, with pleased puckers at the corners of his eyes, Mr. Felsburg turned away and went stumping out.
    THOSE TIMES AND THESEIRVIN S. COBB
    A ponderous man came stumping down the sidewalk, swinging his shoulders.
    BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
    He strode toward Captain Wass when the old mariner came stumping down the companionway.
    BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
    Mr. Simeon once said of him, “All of us are going stumping along on the surface of earth, but Mr. Gandy rises right into Heaven!”
    EDWARD HOARE, M.A.EDWARD HOARE
    Surrounding the shell, stumping curiously about it and touching it with their shapeless hands, were dozens of the Zeudians.
    ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
    His district managers and the Trimmer faction saw they could use him; and they sent him round stumping the district.
    IN THE ARENABOOTH TARKINGTON
    The Golden Dustman seemed about to pursue these questions, when a stumping noise was heard outside, coming towards the door.
    OUR MUTUAL FRIENDCHARLES DICKENS
    I didn't care about coming here, but it was in my stumping programme.
    CATHOLIC WORLD, VOL. XIII, APRIL TO SEPTEMBER, 1871VARIOUS
    A little nursing attendant with sleeves stripped up came stumping cheerily all down the ward.
    MEMOIRS OF A SURREY LABOURERGEORGE STURT (AKA GEORGE BOURNE)
    The long stumping tours by all candidates did not seem to elicit the old-time enthusiasm.
    CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN HISTORY, 1877-1913CHARLES A. BEARD
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO STUMPING

    • Delphian
    • ambiguous
    • cryptic
    • dark
    • doubtful
    • enigmatical
    • equivocal
    • incomprehensible
    • indecipherable
    • inexplicable
    • inscrutable
    • obscure
    • occult
    • oracular
    • perplexing
    • puzzling
    • recondite
    • secret
    • sphinxlike
    • stickling
    • stumping
    • teasing
    • uncertain
    • unfathomable
    • unintelligible
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.