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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpuzzlepuz‧zle1 /ˈpʌzəl/ ●●● S3 noun [countable]  1 DHTa game or toy that has a lot of pieces that you have to fit togetherjigsaw a child’s wooden puzzle2 DGOa game in which you have to think hard to solve a difficult question or problem a crossword puzzle3 [usually singular]MYSTERIOUS something that is difficult to understand or explainpuzzle of the puzzle of how the sun works The meaning of the poem has always been a puzzle. He thought he had solved the puzzle.4 piece of the puzzle
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puzzleWomen have always been a puzzle to Brad.In 1953 the intricate puzzle of DNA's structure was solved in a Cambridge laboratory.Another casket presents the adventurers with an intriguing puzzle.In these terms, the original puzzle becomes that of why natural selection does not produce a population consisting entirely of hawks.Top scientists around the country are pounding away at different parts of the puzzle.The police have almost solved the case but one important piece of the puzzle is still missing: the murder weapon.So he created a temporary scaffolding to get one piece of the puzzle going.How television has changed is one piece of the puzzle.This was the puzzle that preoccupied scientists concerned with complexity.solved ... puzzleProfessor Ito has solved the puzzle and everyone is cheering.Asterisks, blanks, initials and general descriptions will not avail, if evidence proves that readers have solved the puzzle correctly.