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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

I like to edit my sentences as I write them. I rearrange a sentence many times before moving on to the next one. For me, that editing process feels like a form of play, like a puzzle that needs solving, and it's one of the most satisfying parts of writing.
Karen Thompson Walker

I wanna make a jigsaw puzzle that's 40,000 pieces. And when you finish it, it says 'go outside.'
Demetri Martin

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

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

I'm probably wouldn't do anything differently if I had to do it again. Every little thing that happens to you, good and bad, becomes a little piece of the puzzle of who you become. Every successful person you read about - Warren Buffett, Bill Gates - they all say pretty much the same thing. 'Do what you love.' I know I did.
David Foster
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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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