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  • incomprehensible or puzzling. "Her courteous, sedate, inexorable husband, whose will she could not bend, whom she could not cajole, whose mind was a closed book to her
    677 bytes (78 words) - 22:20, 18 January 2016
  • (botany) A very small flowering plant, Dimeresia howellii A word ladder puzzle. An arrangement of two lenses for a microscope, designed to correct spherical
    4 KB (359 words) - 01:03, 18 January 2016
  • simple past and past participle confounded) To confuse; to mix up; to puzzle. 2012 June 29, Kevin Mitchell, “Roger Federer back from Wimbledon 2012
    7 KB (638 words) - 13:56, 29 January 2016
  • of fortune; a big six wheel. (hence) A television game show where word puzzles are solved by filling in the letters, presumably derived from the wheel
    6 KB (763 words) - 02:58, 18 January 2016
  • develop. to exercise troops or horses;  to exercise one's brain with a puzzle‎ To perform physical activity for health or training. I exercise at the
    12 KB (572 words) - 16:18, 25 January 2016
  • Beth L. Blair, Jennifer A. Ericsson, The Everything Kids' Gross Puzzle and Activity Book: Hours of Disgusting Fun (2005): p. 47: Here are a few suggestions:
    1 KB (184 words) - 18:22, 14 December 2013
  • of a murder. It had an element of mystery about it, however, which was puzzling the authorities. A turban and loincloth soaked in blood had been found;
    9 KB (395 words) - 01:59, 25 January 2016
  • ingenuity. (transitive) To confuse or baffle (someone). This crossword puzzle has completely foxed me. (intransitive) To act slyly or craftily. (intransitive)
    20 KB (790 words) - 04:45, 27 January 2016
  • come his way, he is increasingly conscious of social ostracism and the puzzled misgivings of his wife. 1988, Edward Holland Spicer, Kathleen M. Sands
    15 KB (1,024 words) - 23:57, 16 January 2016
  • was : wheels within wheels, and all sorts o′ crinkum-crankums, like a gurt puzzle. […] ” 1884, John Coker Egerton, Sussex Folk and Sussex Ways: Stray Studies
    2 KB (251 words) - 23:18, 21 January 2016
  • the Norman Conquest: We may here have lighted on the clew to the great puzzle. 1917, Edgar Rice Burroughs, A Princess of Mars: They had followed immediately
    8 KB (1,015 words) - 23:57, 18 January 2016
  • Misspelling of arthropod. 2003, Kathi Wagner, The Everything Kids' Bugs Book: Puzzles, Games, and Trivia: anthropod: A joint-legged creature. All insects
    856 bytes (105 words) - 18:04, 22 October 2015
  • and B. Richards (eds.), Linguistic Categories: Auxiliaries and Related Puzzles, vol.1, pp. 253-289. Most common English words before 1923: evil · outside ·
    9 KB (614 words) - 14:16, 2 February 2016
  • the most widely played computer game of all time, is a problem-solving puzzle game. […] The player attempts to lock the falling shape smoothly together
    31 KB (1,584 words) - 03:42, 31 January 2016
  • the Strong/Samuel: I went down the dark road between the hawthorn hedges puzzling over the why of like, repeating SAMUEL to myself and aloud and listening
    7 KB (473 words) - 20:32, 31 January 2016
  • pleasure of the user. (dated) Something puzzling or difficult; a conundrum. (US, dated, slang, business) A book containing a memorandum of notes and debts
    1 KB (105 words) - 20:56, 21 January 2016
  • deprived me of my liberty, and kept me away from my work." Mr. Goldwin looked puzzled. "The plot thickens," said he. "Give me your story." 1973 "Watergate:
    2 KB (171 words) - 20:26, 22 January 2016
  • little puzzled at what my friend had depicted. An instance of more general frisking or frolicking. 1819, Washington Irving, The Sketch Book, The Voyage:
    3 KB (328 words) - 00:10, 18 January 2016
  • home invasion, turns out to signal a sci-fi horrific strain, one that guarantees puzzling questions about the characters’ true identities and motives.
    1 KB (146 words) - 21:52, 1 February 2016
  • University of Chicago Press (ISBN 9780226505237), page 62 As with the puzzle of what happens during the combustion of a metal in pure oxygen (the "steel
    10 KB (1,322 words) - 23:13, 16 January 2016

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