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Adjective
Difficult to understand or explain
“There are many puzzling features about the French Air Force in 1940.”
Verb
Present participle for to throw into a state of mental uncertainty
“Isabelle's apparent change of heart puzzled me.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
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