conundrum


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Synonyms for conundrum

Synonyms for conundrum

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

Synonyms for conundrum

a difficult problem

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But the interruption had made Therese apparently forget her sinister conundrum.
But to enable me to do so, I must first have found out the troublesome conundrum long abandoned.
Miss Volumnia, displaying in early life a pretty talent for cutting ornaments out of coloured paper, and also for singing to the guitar in the Spanish tongue, and propounding French conundrums in country houses, passed the twenty years of her existence between twenty and forty in a sufficiently agreeable manner.
Don't bother my head by asking conundrums, I beg of you.
And to add confusion to confusion, there was the servant, an unceasing menace, that appeared noiselessly at his shoulder, a dire Sphinx that propounded puzzles and conundrums demanding instantaneous solution.
This thought came back to Rose several times that evening, for Phebe would have added much to the little concert they had in the moonlight, would have enjoyed the stories told, been quick at guessing the conundrums, and laughed with all her heart at the fun.
LEE Clark admits he is wrestling with a familiar conundrum ahead of tomorrow's game at Middlesbrough.
But with what seems like more and more disasters and demands for inquiries it's a conundrum that needs sorting for the sake of grieving families left in limbo for years on end.
The reason for this disclosure is quite simply, the game at the end - the Conundrum, where a mixed set of letters, as you probably know, is unravelled to produce a nine-letter word.
collect 20 case studies from the Clinical Care Conundrum series in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, along with introductory chapters on clinical reasoning and cognitive error and diagnostic safety.
com/research/wc4dtv/unraveling_the) has announced the addition of the "Unraveling the Conundrum of Cloud Pricing" report to their offering.
A HUDDERSFIELD accountant has become the latest contestant to be beaten by a Countdown conundrum and his opponent.
A recent report suggests that if the United Kingdom is to handle its aviation conundrum successfully, it needs a larger airport, either at Heathrow or Luton.
And if your goal is to raise money to support Jews and the Jewish Homeland, youare left with quite a conundrum, a veritable hornetas nest.
QUANTUM Conundrum is a physicsbased puzzle where you progress from room to room, solving ever-more complex problems by using a fancy sci-fi gizmo to alter your surroundings and the objects within it.