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zagonetka [ ženski rod ]


brainteaser [ imenica ]
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Something (as a puzzle) that demands mental effort and acuity for its solution. brain-teaser

brain-twister [ imenica ]
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conundrum [ imenica {N/A} ]
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ETYM Origin unknown.
(Irregular plural: conundrums, or: conundra).
A kind of riddle based upon some fanciful or fantastic resemblance between things quite unlike; a puzzling question, of which the answer is or involves a pun.
A question to which only a conjectural answer can be made.
Synonym for a riddle.

egma [ imenica {arhaično, zastarelo} ]
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enigma [ imenica ]
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ETYM Latin aenigma, Greek ainigma, from ainissesthai to speak darkly, from ainos tale, fable.
A dark, obscure, or inexplicable saying; a riddle; a statement, the hidden meaning of which is to be discovered or guessed.
An action, mode of action, or thing, which cannot be satisfactorily explained; a puzzle.

guesswork [ imenica ]
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Work performed or results obtained by guess; conjecture. SYN. guess-work

maze [ imenica ]
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ETYM Old Eng. mase; cf. Old Eng. masen to confuse, puzzle, Norweg. masast to fall into a slumber, masa to be continually busy, prate, chatter, Icel. masa to chatter, dial. Swed. masa to bask, be slow, work slowly and lazily, mas slow, lazy.
(Homonym: maize).
Complex system of paths or tunnels; SYN. labyrinth.

problem [ imenica ]
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ETYM French problčme, Latin problema, from Greek problema anything thrown forward, a question proposed for solution, from pro before, forward + ballein to throw. Related to Parable.
A question raised for consideration or solution.
A state of difficulty that needs to be resolved; SYN. job.

puzzle [ imenica ]
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ETYM For opposal, in the sense of problem. Related to Oppose, Pose.
A particularly baffling problem; SYN. puzzler.
A toy that tests one's ingenuity.

rebus [ imenica {N/A} ]
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ETYM Latin rebus by things, abl. pl. of res a thing: cf. French rébus. Related to Real.
(Irregular plural: rebuses).
A puzzle where one decodes a message consisting of pictures representing syllables and words.
Picture puzzle representing a word.

riddle [ imenica ]
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Or conundrum; Verbal puzzle or question that offers clues rather than direct aids to solving it, and often involves unlikely comparisons. Riddles poems were common in Old English poetry.
In ancient literature, finding the answer to a riddle could be a matter of life and death. Oedipus, for example, became the ruler of the ancient Greek city of Thebes by solving the riddle of the Sphinx: “What goes on four legs in the morning, two in the afternoon, and three in the evening?” The answer is a human being—crawling on all fours as a baby, and walking with a stick in old age.
A coarse sieve (as for gravel).
A difficult problem; SYN. conundrum, enigma, brain-teaser.

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