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  • verb Present participle of unriddle.
  • noun The solving of a riddle.

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Examples

  • As love never fails to make itself felt when it is real, the queen had no difficulty in unriddling what was a secret for every one else.

    The Heptameron of Margaret, Queen of Navarre

  • Here then, at last, was the unriddling of the enigma they had been so long endeavoring to solve; both the hypotheses they had formed in succession had now to give way before the announcement of the real truth.

    Off on a Comet

  • A gold medal in the department of Hermeneutical Science to the ingenious individual, who, after any length of study, can succeed in unriddling this tremendous passage from "Master Hugues of Saxe-Gotha," the organist: --

    Early Reviews of English Poets

  • Sabre was also fond of chess and attracted by acrostics; and regular evenings of every week were spent by the two in unriddling the problems set in the chess and acrostic columns of journals taken in for the purpose.

    If Winter Comes

  • The Prince continued his unriddling of the scheme hatched in Castile.

    Chivalry

  • There were regular interpreters in attendance, who made considerable sums out of the recipients by expounding and unriddling these oracles.

    Works of Lucian of Samosata — Volume 02

  • Here then, at last, was the unriddling of the enigma they had been so long endeavoring to solve; both the hypotheses they had formed in succession had now to give way before the announcement of the real truth.

    Off on a Comet

  • Phineas Finn was bent on unriddling the Irish sphinx.

    The Prime Minister

  • Here then, at last, was the unriddling of the enigma they had been so long endeavoring to solve; both the hypotheses they had formed in succession had now to give way before the announcement of the real truth.

    Off on a Comet! a Journey through Planetary Space

  • Thorstein answered: "In evil and unfriendly wise is the dream interpreted, nor do I deem thee fit for the work of unriddling dreams."

    The Story Of Gunnlaug The Worm-Tongue And Raven The Skald 1875

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