Definisi 'riddle'
English to English
noun
1 a difficult problem
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2 a coarse sieve (as for gravel)
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3 A sieve with coarse meshes, usually of wire, for separating coarser materials from finer, as chaff from grain, cinders from ashes, or gravel from sand.
source: webster1913
4 Something proposed to be solved by guessing or conjecture; a puzzling question; an ambiguous proposition; an enigma; hence, anything ambiguous or puzzling.
source: webster1913
verb
5 pierce with many holes
Example:
• The bullets riddled his body
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6 set a difficult problem or riddle
Example:
• riddle me a riddle
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7 separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff
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8 spread or diffuse through
Example:
• An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
• music penetrated the entire building
• His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks
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9 speak in riddles
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10 explain a riddle
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11 To separate, as grain from the chaff, with a riddle; to pass through a riddle; as, riddle wheat; to riddle coal or gravel.
source: webster1913
12 To explain; to solve; to unriddle.
source: webster1913
13 To speak ambiguously or enigmatically.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
screen, brain-teaser, conundrum, enigma, sieve, problem, amaze, baffle, pierce, spiritise, spiritize,

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