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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of unriddle.

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Examples

  • Samson's riddle is here again unriddled: Out of the eater comes forth meat, and out of the strong sweetness.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • Behold Samson's riddle again unriddled, Out of the eater came forth meat, and out of the strong sweetness; for we have here an account of the good improvement which the psalmist made of that sore temptation with which he had been assaulted and by which he was almost overcome.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • It was there, that, about 1829, was committed that mysterious assassination, called “The assassination of the Fontainebleau barrier,” whose authors justice was never able to discover; a melancholy problem which has never been elucidated, a frightful enigma which has never been unriddled.

    Les Miserables

  • Though you are thick with thinking, you have become as clear as a riddle unriddled.

    GUARDIAN OF THE VEIL

  • It now only remains to give you the full translation of the characters upon the parchment, as unriddled.

    The Gold-Bug

  • Even now, in winter-time, with most of the wood unriddled, and the rest of it pinched brown, it hung around us like a cloak containing little comfort.

    Lorna Doone

  • We are happy to announce that we are deeply sorry to have unriddled the Lord of Primus Hook so effortlessly.

    The Welkening

  • It unriddled the observations of drivellers and monstrous heads, — shewing a priori, it could not be otherwise, — unless ...

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • If Ivainson Jaric failed to master his father's talents, if he failed in the Cycle of Fire while the compact unriddled the mystery of the Vaere, mankind would suffer extinction at the hands of demon foes ...

    Shadowfane

  • Defended against pain, he now could merge with the living flame, unlock its structure even as he had unriddled the pebble that granted him Earthmastery.

    Shadowfane

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