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Definition of Puzzle

Puzzle

  1. Something which perplexes or embarrasses; especially, a toy or a problem contrived for testing ingenuity; also, something exhibiting marvelous skill in making.
  2. The state of being puzzled; perplexity; as, to be in a puzzle.
  3. To perplex; to confuse; to embarrass; to put to a stand; to nonplus.
  4. To make intricate; to entangle.
  5. To solve by ingenuity, as a puzzle; -- followed by out; as, to puzzle out a mystery.
  6. To be bewildered, or perplexed.
  7. To work, as at a puzzle; as, to puzzle over a problem.

Puzzle Quotations

The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity.
Douglas Horton

Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.
Lewis Carroll

Most of the places I've been, I've been a main piece of the puzzle.
Eric Davis

There are no extra pieces in the universe. Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill, and every piece must fit itself into the big jigsaw puzzle.
Deepak Chopra

Writing is sort of putting a puzzle together halfway. Then, performing it has always been the completion of it. Once that happens, I'm feeling verbally communal with other people. It's out there and I feel so much better about it.
Brandi Carlile
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Puzzle Translations

puzzle in Afrikaans is verwar
puzzle in Danish is forvirre
puzzle in Dutch is puzzel, raadsel
puzzle in Portuguese is enigma
puzzle in Swedish is pussel
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