puzzlement


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There are times when the economy is a puzzlement, but apparent conundrums have a logical explanation if we examine them carefully and remember the economic fundamentals.
At times this season, Money has expressed puzzlement at how quiet the Banks's Stadium can be.
And the former England boss, one of many managers who have expressed puzzlement at the various clauses in the current guidelines - which include talk of 'active' and 'inactive' players and different 'phases of play' - has called for the sport's world governing body FIFA to take the first step.
Men and women have been a constant puzzlement to each other down through the millennia.
In truth, I'm very sad, he was loved by everyone It's a source of puzzlement to me that he never knew how famous he was.
Hopefully, that will cure the look of puzzlement you may receive.
It is a source of puzzlement to [my partner] Johan and me, as we go about our tranquil lives, that there are many fellow citizens, some of them well-educated and very important, who seem to be threatened and upset by such [gay] relationships and who feel the need to discriminate against them by laws enacted or unenacted by our nation's parliaments.
European scholars of politics and international affairs investigate why the international roles and activities of the European Union are a source of puzzlement in the analysis of international politics, why role theory is a useful approach to understanding its international activities, and how attention to its international roles can help clarify some key issues in international politics.
NOT for the first time, I found myself shaking my head in disbelief at the analysis of an England international in midweek, with Glenn Hoddle the source of my puzzlement.
From a table of nine, two people were familiar with this odd little custom and seven were left scratching their heads in puzzlement and disbelief.
Hearing this, one might be tempted to feel at least a slight sense of puzzlement, perhaps even skepticism.
When he later upheld the ACLU's challenge, the judge expressed puzzlement that the state had called a witness so inimical to its case.
Eric Gibbons finds the distribution of fixtures something of a puzzlement
Botanists looked with puzzlement at the withered brown leaves and the roots infested with tiny orange insects.
The news caused puzzlement in the home of Mr Turpin's mother in Warwick, who had been waiting for a car to pick her up for the wedding.