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riddle

synonym (synonym of riddle)

  • (noun)
    Conundrum, a word of unknown origin, signifies some question or statement in which some hidden and fanciful resemblance is involved, the answer often more.. (noun)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a difficult problem (noun.communication)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    spread or diffuse through (verb.contact)
     

antonym (antonym of riddle)

hypernym (riddle IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a coarse sieve (as for gravel) (noun.artifact)
    a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles (noun.artifact)
     
  • a difficult problem (noun.communication)
    a question raised for consideration or solution (noun.communication)
     
  • explain a riddle (verb.cognition)
    find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of (verb.cognition)
     
  • pierce with many holes (verb.contact)
    make a hole into (verb.contact)
     
  • separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff (verb.contact)
    separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements (verb.contact)
     
  • set a difficult problem or riddle (verb.cognition)
    be a mystery or bewildering to (verb.cognition)
     
  • speak in riddles (verb.communication)
    transmit thoughts or feelings (verb.communication)
     
  • spread or diffuse through (verb.contact)
    pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance (verb.contact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF riddle relation)

derivation (.... is derived from riddle)

synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation conundrum enigma paradox brain-teaser screen diffuse answer axiom explanation proposition solution screen sieve problem amaze figure out lick spiritise spiritize screen brain-teaser conundrum interpenetration permeation diffusion

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