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brainteaser

[breyn-tee-zer] /ˈbreɪnˌti zər/
noun
1.
a puzzle or problem whose solution requires great ingenuity.
Origin of brainteaser
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25; brain + tease + -er1
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