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To throw into a state of mental uncertainty
“Isabelle's apparent change of heart puzzled me.”
Wonder about
“His mind flew from one wild idea to another as he tried to puzzle out the reason she was closeted in her room like that.”
Solve or understand something by thinking hard
“I shall not identify which daughter said which thing, leaving it as a task for the reader to puzzle it out.”
A toy, game, or question presenting a problem that requires skill or ingenuity for its solution
“The Two Reconstructions explains a puzzle that lies at the heart of America's development as a political democracy.”
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