What is another word for puzzle?

Pronunciation: [pˈʌzə͡l] (IPA)

The word puzzle can be replaced with several synonyms such as enigma, mystery, riddle, conundrum or brainteaser. These words indicate a problem or situation that is difficult to understand or resolve. A crossword is a word puzzle with clues where the player needs to fill up blanks with the appropriate words. A jigsaw puzzle consists of fitting together the pieces to form a complete picture. A logic puzzle involves the use of reasoning and deduction to solve the problem. Puzzle games are often used to challenge and stimulate the brain in children and adults alike. Regardless of the type, solving puzzles can be a fun and rewarding experience.

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What are the opposite words for puzzle?

The antonyms of the word "puzzle" are clear, solution, and certainty. When something is clear, it is transparent and not difficult to understand. It is not complex, and it doesn't require a lot of concentration or efforts to comprehend. Similarly, the word "solution" refers to the answer to a problem or a puzzle. It is a clear and decisive answer that removes any doubts or confusion. Lastly, certainty refers to a state of being convinced about something. When we are certain about something, we have no doubts or queries, and it doesn't require any mental or logical efforts to arrive at that conclusion.

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Usage examples for Puzzle

The language of our Lord then could scarcely puzzle Nicodemus, but the idea did stagger him that not only Gentiles but Jews must be born again.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
This was a puzzle, not the less that he had not yet made up his mind whether he 'd really be in love with Kate Henderson, or only involve her in an unfortunate attachment for him.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
"I confess you puzzle me," said Merl.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever

Famous quotes with Puzzle

  • I just consider myself a piece of the puzzle and I'm lucky enough to be asked or invited to the party, if you will. I hope I can bring some laughs and grimaces to the fans.
    Adam Baldwin
  • Throughout history there have been many other examples, similar to that of Haeckel, Huxley and the cell, where a key piece of a particular scientific puzzle was beyond the understanding of the age.
    Michael Behe
  • My favorite puzzle is trying to work out the parts myself, after all it is a solo effort.
    Adrian Belew
  • Egotism, n: Doing the New York Times crossword puzzle with a pen.
    Ambrose Bierce
  • Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.
    Lewis Carroll

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