- to solve (a riddle, mystery, etc.).
Origin of unriddle
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Examples from the Web for unriddle
But bethink you of them, and you will unriddle them for yourself, perhaps.Bardelys the Magnificent
Most of these letters were parables, but parables which it was not difficult to unriddle.The History of England from the Accession of James II.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
He got up and tried to open the door, but the handle was a mystery which he could not unriddle.The Big Otter
But I've no time to try to unriddle it now, and you'll never get as far as this, I expect.The Quiver, 11/1899
Who knows better than you, Marquis, what enigmas they are to unriddle?Italy; with sketches of Spain and Portugal
- (tr) to solve or puzzle out
C16: from un- ² + riddle 1
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