Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of puzzle.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of puzzle.

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Examples

  • She battled them with her word puzzles and arithmetic and songs.

    Deeper

  • She battled them with her word puzzles and arithmetic and songs.

    Deeper

  • "Mebbe the puzzles is all right," Mary considered.

    CHAPTER II

  • On this pleasant-but-overcast holiday morning, I drank some coffee from one of my favorite mugs, watched some C-Span tapes that I've been meaning to get to for a while, and knocked off a couple of crossword puzzles from the "finish later" stack.

    Apologies to William Safire. It was just a hunch, anyway.

  • On this pleasant-but-overcast holiday morning, I drank some coffee from one of my favorite mugs, watched some C-Span tapes that I've been meaning to get to for a while, and knocked off a couple of crossword puzzles from the "finish later" stack.

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • As the solver attempted to unscramble the word puzzles, the experimenter responded out loud “correct” or “incorrect,” while the observer looked on.

    Egonomics

  • Before working on the word puzzles, the solvers were asked to estimate how the observers would judge them on things like intelligence, competence, honesty, and so on, both before and after the task.

    Egonomics

  • "Mebbe the puzzles is all right," Mary considered.

    Chapter 2

  • These are snap-together models (calling them "puzzles" is a little weird, actually) showing the anatomy of various critters, from humans to cows, mammoths, and my favorites, beetles and snails.

    Boing Boing

  • February 10th, 2009 at 1: 42 pm one thin puzzles me about the plan.

    Matthew Yglesias » Nationalization After All

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