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What is another word for puzzling?

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Adjective
Difficult to understand or explain
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“We hope these papers will fuel continued interest in the puzzling patterns of thermal plasticity.”
Adjective
Unusual or out of the ordinary
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(of an argument or statement) Not seeming reasonable or probable
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Hard to find, capture, or achieve
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Causing annoyance, frustration, or worry
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Causing emotion, excitement, or stimulation in the mind
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Causing a desire to know more
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Causing embarrassment or unease
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Adjective
Lacking a coherent or logical sequence or connection
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Noun
The act or process of being in thought
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“The most puzzling situation happens when a chick rejects you for a less attractive male.”
Verb
Causing of amazement
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“I feared my involuntary reaction to his dazzling revelation would puzzle Dan, but he just smiled indulgently at his emotional mother.”
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Present participle for to cause (someone) to be confused or perplexed
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“Jim is starting to puzzle us with his questions, so we must learn to see things as he does.”
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Present participle for to cause alarm or dismay to
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“Isabelle's apparent change of heart would puzzle me greatly.”
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Present participle for to think hard about something because one cannot understand it
“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.”
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Present participle for to solve or decipher a problem by thinking hard
“I racked my brains in order to puzzle out a solution to this amazing mystery.”
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Present participle for to consider or give serious or careful thought to
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Present participle for to cause to fail or to leave hopelessly puzzled, confused, or stuck
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Present participle for to cause distress or anxiety to
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