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Topic: TOYS


puzzle

1 noun
     
puzzle
puz‧zle1 [countable]
1DHT a game or toy that has a lot of pieces that you have to fit together [↪ jigsaw]:
a child's wooden puzzle
2DGO a game in which you have to think hard to solve a difficult question or problem:
a crossword puzzle
3 [usually singular] something that is difficult to understand or explain
puzzle 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

a piece of information that helps you to understand part of a difficult question, mystery etc
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