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puzzle

a toy, game, or question presenting a problem that requires skill or ingenuity for its solution
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Though these pictures confused and puzzled me, I could not be unmoved by the emotion that was patent in them; and, I knew not why, I felt in myself a feeling that with regard to Strickland was the last I had ever expected to experience.
Tarzan was a bit puzzled, too, that he felt no desire to rush frantically to some place of safety, as had been the sensation most conspicuous in the other of his new and remarkable adventures.
And Martin declined, and was more puzzled than ever.
And yet I can't understand how they could have come here without our seeing them," and the professor shook his head in puzzled despair.
Alice was more and more puzzled, but she thought there was no use in saying anything more till the Pigeon had finished.
"Says she ca'n't dream!" the puzzled Warden repeated.