verb (used without object), rid·dled, rid·dling.
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verb (used with object), rid·dled, rid·dling.
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Examples from the Web for riddle
Dickinson did this as a game and a test—she loved riddles and turned herself into a riddle wrapped in her own lines.Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The question, almost akin to a riddle, is certainly a relevant one to anybody in a creative field.
When Scott Kleinberg wrote about the riddle for The Chicago Tribune, he changed the answer.
Some will send paragraph-long descriptions of why the riddle is ‘flawed.’
“The riddle definitely helps people express their personality,” Strugnell concludes.
He said it over slowly, as one repeats the guessed answer to a riddle, doubtfully.Life in the Iron-Mills|Rebecca Harding Davis
With Nations it is as with individuals: Can they rede the riddle of Destiny?Past and Present|Thomas Carlyle
Much amazed, he went to Passy, taking Miss Edgeworth with him, and quietly awaited the solution of the riddle.Maria Edgeworth|Helen Zimmern
She was something of a riddle to him, and he let the subject drift away.Jude the Obscure|Thomas Hardy
It was a strange, weird little scene in the dim candle-light, and for a time Doris could make nothing of its riddle.The Slipper Point Mystery|Augusta Huiell Seaman