riddle

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈrɪdəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈrɪdəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ridl)

Inflections of 'riddle' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
riddles
v 3rd person singular
riddling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
riddled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
riddled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: puzzling question
Synonyms:
puzzle , question , conundrum , enigma, problem , paradox, brain teaser, anagram, word puzzle
Antonyms:
simplicity, clarity , disentanglement, certainty , understanding , breakthrough , good fortune, plain sailing
Sense: Noun: mystery
Synonyms:
mystery , enigma, puzzle , conundrum , question , paradox
Antonyms:
answer , solution , explanation , key , crib sheet, cheat sheet
Sense: Verb: pierce
Synonyms:
pierce, pepper , penetrate, gun , plug (informal), shoot , puncture , perforate
Sense: Verb: sieve
Synonyms:
sieve , filter , strain , sift , separate , screen , pan
Sense: Verb: be full of
Synonyms:
be full of, permeate, pervade, fill , spread through , saturate

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