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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

Sometimes I'll have sections that I'm not quite sure how they fit in the puzzle of a tune, they'll get moved around; what I think was originally a verse ends up becoming the chorus, or what's an intro gets dropped as a hook, things get shifted around a lot.
Gotye

The solution often turns out more beautiful than the puzzle.
Richard Dawkins

A good puzzle, it's a fair thing. Nobody is lying. It's very clear, and the problem depends just on you.
Erno Rubik

When I studied graphic design, I learned a valuable lesson: There's no perfect answer to the puzzle, and creativity is a renewable resource.
Biz Stone

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