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Synonyms for riddle

Synonyms for riddle

anything that arouses curiosity or perplexes because it is unexplained, inexplicable, or secret

Synonyms for riddle

a difficult problem

a coarse sieve (as for gravel)

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pierce with many holes

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separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff

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speak in riddles

explain a riddle

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What happens to writing once it is "translated" into the vernacular poetic idiom can clearly be seen in the case of Riddle 60.
Most of our laws and bills being considered for law would not be necessary if people would simply be considerate and thoughtful of others," Riddle said in the Facebook post.
While the riddles are in Filipino, Tayona chose to include Filipino-to-English answer pages that even include the definitions of some of the specialized words children might be unfamiliar with.
Thus, a child asks a riddle and another child interprets the image contained within it.
As an introduction, this character sings a text in an AfroPeruvian rhythm were it states the degree of difficulty of the selected riddle.
Sphinxine, moving downward toward darkness, as in the riddle of the Grecian Sphinx (linked also to Oedipus, but his story has multiple endings);
If someone gives you a puzzle or riddle to solve of any sort, it takes at least a second for the puzzle to click in and the answer to come out,'' Shortz says.
Riddle in the Mountain is a young adult novel about a mysterious riddle that traps a brother, a sister, and their friend in a scheme that beds time.
ABC Art Riddles isn't an ordinary ABC book; each page gives a rhyming riddle, the answer to which is a word with most of its letters left as blank spaces.
Oscar Riddle was born September 27, 1877, in Indiana where he received his early education.
to pierce with numerous holes; perforate: riddle a target with bullets.
For Catherine Belsey, the riddle of the caskets in The Merchant of Venice may be about the very nature of desire while the dosing riddle of the ring underscores the multiplicity of Portia's sexual identity, a potentially anxiety-inducing multiplicity arising from sixteenth-century redefinitions of the identity of a wife.
He'd ask his father and then ask his mother One dumb riddle after another.
The riddle of their provenance, then, was hardly a riddle at all, since what united this "extraordinary assemblage of rare ethnographic and reliquary fetish objects" was a consistent, if backhanded, reference to a well-known fastfood outlet.
Gordon Riddle, 56, of Cwmamman Road, Glanamman, Ammanford, was handed a three-month prison term and banned from driving for three years after previously admitting dangerous driving and driving with excess alcohol on the M4 in south Wales.