verb (used with object), puz·zled, puz·zling.
verb (used without object), puz·zled, puz·zling.
WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM
Origin of puzzle
synonym study for puzzle
OTHER WORDS FROM puzzlepuz·zled·ly, adverbpuz·zled·ness, nounun·puz·zle, verb (used with object), un·puz·zled, un·puz·zling.
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Example sentences from the Web for puzzle
Fill up a kong toy or use a puzzle feeder to keep the entertainment going while you’re outside of the home.
Here are some puzzles and brainteasers to challenge your family and friends with, either in person or over video chat.
We again approached it collaboratively, dividing our tasks by puzzle or animation, and giving each other feedback throughout the process.
While that was the intent of the puzzle, it wasn’t explicitly stated.
They corrected distortions from the chopping using data from the MRI scans and then lined up neurons in consecutive sections—picture putting together a 3D puzzle—to reconstruct the whole brain.These Scientists Just Completed a 3D ‘Google Earth’ for the Brain|Shelly Fan|August 5, 2020|Singularity Hub
For passengers, beyond the statistics lies a puzzle that has persisted for years.Flying Coach Is the New Hell: How Airlines Engineer You Out of Room|Clive Irving|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Without access to the site, reporters, social media, and governments put together pieces of the puzzle.MH17 Is the World’s First Open-Source Air Crash Investigation|Clive Irving|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But just picture a puzzle on the ground; say a puzzle of the Trade Center.
Police say that the final pieces of the puzzle were put together in the second week of March.Hero or Criminal? James Brady, the WTC Ironworker Who Jumped Off the Building|Michael Daly|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Schindler said this has been a puzzle for the U.S. intelligence community since the days of the cold war.
Was this the deeper harder secret that Elsa sought to probe, this the puzzle to which she asked an answer?The King's Mirror|Anthony Hope
Dr. Miller's brows were knit as he tried to puzzle out what had happened.The Blue Ghost Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin
After all, it is the ground birds that puzzle the human ologist.A Rambler's lease|Bradford Torrey
Charley remembered something about a molecular lattice, but it didn't make any sense to him, and was only a puzzle.Charley de Milo|Laurence Mark Janifer AKA Larry M. Harris
"You puzzle me utterly," he said, sitting up closer and staring at him.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood