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  1. riddle

    • IPA[ˈrid(ə)l]

    美式

    • n.
      a question or statement intentionally phrased so as to require ingenuity in ascertaining its answer or meaning, typically presented as a game;a person, event, or fact that is difficult to understand or explain
    • v.
      speak in or pose riddles;solve or explain (a riddle) to (someone)
    • verb: riddle, 3rd person present: riddles, gerund or present participle: riddling, past tense: riddled, past participle: riddled

    • noun: riddle, plural noun: riddles

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. a question or statement intentionally phrased so as to require ingenuity in ascertaining its answer or meaning, typically presented as a game they started asking riddles and telling jokes
    • a person, event, or fact that is difficult to understand or explain the riddle of her death

    動詞

    • 1. archaic speak in or pose riddles he who knows not how to riddle
    • archaic solve or explain (a riddle) to (someone) riddle me this then