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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A question, problem, or device designed for testing skill or cleverness.

Usage examples (36)
  • We worked for hours on the puzzle only to discover that there was one piece missing.
  • I fancy foxes and liked the picture on its own; the puzzle is a bonus.
  • (Sorry, Miami Herald - you have too many ads and the crossword puzzle is the same as the Times except a week later.)
  • A big piece of the puzzle is the Web Application Accelerator, which Akamai has enhanced specifically for SaaS customers. for more
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