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puzzling

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

1 puzzling

Not clear to the understanding.

synoniemen: enigmatic, enigmatical.

Roget 519: unintelligible, unaccountable, undecipherable, undiscoverable, unknowable, unfathomable; incognizable, inexplicable, inscrutable; inapprehensible, incomprehensible; insolvable, insoluble; impenetrable.    ... meer laten zien

Pools: enigmatyczny



2 puzzling

Lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity:
— A puzzling statement.

synoniemen: confusing, perplexing.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: able, abstruse, ambiguous, baffling, beguiling, bewildering, bothering, confounding, confusing, contradictory, cryptic, discomposing, disconcerting, dismaying, distracting, disturbing, embarrassing, enigmatic, enigmatical, exceptional ... meer laten zien.

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puzzle

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 puzzle

A particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solution:
— He loved to solve chessmate puzzles.
— That's a real puzzler.

synoniemen: mystifier, puzzler, teaser.

Roget 533: secret; dead secret, profound secret; arcanum, mystery; latency etc. 526; Asian mystery; sealed book, secrets of the prison house; le desous des cartes [Fr.].    enigma, riddle, ... meer laten zien

Roget 519: unintelligibility; incomprehensibility, imperspicuity; inconceivableness, vagueness etc. adj.; obscurity; ambiguity etc. 520; doubtful meaning; uncertainty etc. ... meer laten zien

Roget 704: difficulty; hardness etc. adj.; impracticability etc. (impossibility) 471; tough work, hard work, uphill work; hard task, Herculean task, ... meer laten zien

Pools: łamigłówka

2 puzzle

A game that tests your ingenuity.

Nederlands: puzzel, raadsel
Pools: łamigłówka

werkwoord

1 puzzle

Be a mystery or bewildering to.

synoniemen: amaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus ... meer laten zien.

Roget 528: conceal, hide, secrete, put out of sight; lock up, seal up, bottle up.    encrypt, encode, cipher.    cover, screen, cloak, veil, ... meer laten zien

Roget 475: be uncertain etc. adj.; wonder whether.    lose the clue, lose the clew, scent; miss one's way.    not know what to make of etc. (unintelligibility) 519, not know which way to turn, not know whether one stands on one s head or one's not know whether one stands on one s head or one's heels; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: verbluffen, verlegenheid, verstomd doen staan

2 puzzle

Be uncertain about; think about without fully understanding or being able to decide.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Chinese puzzle, Gordian knot, addle, ail, amaze, apply the mind, baffle, bafflement, baffling problem, bamboozle, be the matter, beat, befog, befuddle, beset, bewilder, bewilderment, boggle, bother, brain twister ... meer laten zien.

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