28 Mar 2012

Word of the week: "Puzzling"

This week's adjective is


which means difficult to understand or solve; confusing in some way.

This adjective comes from the noun "puzzle" which is used to refer to a game in which you have to think about carefully in order to answer it or do it.

The world is a puzzling place today.
It is puzzling to me that such a beautiful place is still so underdeveloped.
His actions were puzzling. We still don't know why he acted that way.

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