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[ɹˈɪdə͡l], [ɹˈɪdə‍l], [ɹ_ˈɪ_d_əl]

Synonyms for Riddle:

secret (noun)

brainteaser, cipher, code, conundrum, cryptogram, enigma, labyrinth, maze, mystery, poser, problem, puzzle.

Other synonyms and related words:

Clarifier, Gore, Mysteriousness, abrupt, absolute, acrimonious, agree with, alive with, allot, anagram, answer, apportion, arabesque, arcana, arduous, arrange, assign places to, assign the parts, assort, auger, awkward, babble, bad, baffle, bafflement, baffling problem, basketry, basketwork, be beset with, be beyond one, be penetrate with, be too deep, beat one, besom, bewilderment, bite, bitter, blaze, blaze a trail, blemish, block out, blotch, blotter, blow to pieces, blow up, bolt, bolter, bore, bore into, bore through, bother, bottom, brain, brain-teaser, brain-teaser orbrain-twister, brand, brimming with, bring down, bring into order, bristle with, broach, broadcast, broom, brush, brusque, burn to death, butterfingered goal keeper, cancellation, cast the parts, categorise, categorize, chalk, chalk up, challenge, charade, charge, check, check off, cheesecloth, choose, cicatrize, circulate, classify, clear up, closed book, cloth, colander, collate, collocate, complexity, 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let fly, line, lixiviator, load, logogriph, lose one, low, low wall, make a mark, make out, mar, mark, mark off, mark out, marshal, mask, matter of ignorance, membrane, mesh, meshes, meshwork, mind-boggler, mine, miserable, mist, monogram, mop, mottle, mysterious, mystification, nasty, need explanation, needle, net, netting, network, nick, nonplus, not evident, not make sense, not obvious, not penetrate, notch, nut to crack, obscurity, open the lock, oppressive, oscillating screen, oxymoron, pack, painful, paradox, parcel out, partition, pass comprehension, pass into, pelt, pencil, penetrate, pepper, percolator, perforate, permeate, perplex, perplexity, perturbation, pervade, pick, pick off, pick out, pickle, pierce, pin, pink, pistol, pit, place, place in order, plexure, plexus, plight, plug, plumb, poignant, point, poke, poleax, poor, porosity, porousness, pot, pother, potshoot, potshot, predicament, prime, print, propagate, psych out, punch, punch through, punctuate, puncture, purifier, put aside, put in array, put in order, put in trim, put into shape, put to rights, puzzle out, puzzlement, puzzler, puzzling, quandary, quarantine, question, raddle, rake, rally, range, rank, ravel, ravel out, reach, ream, ream out, rebus, reduce to order, refiner, refinery, reject public life, resolve, reticle, reticulation, reticule, reticulum, riddled, riddling, rocker, round hole screen, run through, scar, scarify, scoop out, score, scotch, scrape, scratch, screen, screen out, screening, seal, sealed book, seam, seclude, secret, segregate, select, separate, set in order, set out, set to rights, shade, shelter, shield, shoot, shoot at, shoot to death, shotgun, shovel, sieve, sievelikeness, sift, sifter, silence, sixty-four dollar question, size, skewer, snipe, solve, sort, sort out, sorter, speak in tongues, spear, speck, speckle, spike, spit, splotch, spoil, sponge, spot, spread, stab, stab to death, stain, stamp, stave in, steganography, stew, stick, stickler, stigmatize, stirring sieve, stone, stone to death, strain, strainer, strait, streak, striate, strike, strike dead, stripe, strive, stumper, stupefy, subordinate, take a potshot, tap, tattoo, teaser, terra incognita, texture, the unknown, thick, thing, thrash, thresh, thrust, tick, tick off, tissue, torpedo, tough nut to crack, tough proposition, toughie, trace, tracery, transfix, transfuse, transpierce, trellis, trelliswork, trepan, trephine, tricky, tunnel, tunnel into, twister, unassuredness, underline, underscore, undo, unexplored ground, unexplored territory, unfeeling, unknown, unknown quantity, unlock, unpleasant, unravel, unriddle, unscramble, untangle, untwist, unweave, upset, vaporise, vaporize, wattle, weave, weaving, web, webbing, webwork, weed out, weft, why, wicker, wickerwork, winnow, winnowing basket, winnowing fan, winnowing machine, work, work out.

Rhymes for Riddle:

  1. middle, diddle, piddle, twiddle, fiddle;

Quotes for Riddle:

  1. It is to the Riddle of the Sphinx that I have devoted fifty years of professional life as an anthropologist. Gregory Bateson.
  2. Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. Winston Churchill.
  3. A writer is someone who can make a riddle out of an answer. Karl Kraus.

Idioms of Riddle:

  1. riddle sm or sth with sth;