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Word: conundrum

Definition: riddle; difficult problem


Sentences Containing 'conundrum'

applied to an economic conundrum) ("No soy Mandrake", I'm not Mandrake, meaning: Explain yourself, I can't read your mind).
As Riddler stealthily disposes of the two grunts with his cane, Conundrum takes the writer hostage at gunpoint.
At this point, Riddler announces that Batman is "en route" to their very location, something both Conundrum and the writer have difficulty believing.
Conundrum admits that Riddler was her idol, and that it would be a shame to kill him.
Due to his famous rehabilitation, Conundrum's group decided to fill the void with their debut murders.
I believe the theme of this incomprehensible conundrum was the moon.
In the end, "J.J." was a victim of the same conundrum that had plagued Ovando: he was seen as leading the country to Communism itself by his enemies on the right, but was essentially mistrusted by those on the left for being a member of the military.
Just as the Riddler finishes his question, Dick shows up and knocks Conundrum out.
Noting her disbelief, Riddler calmly asks Conundrum with a smirk, "Why is this man smiling?"
Olbers presented a technical paper in 1826 that attempted to answer this conundrum.
Riddler deduces that Conundrum and her men are all college students who specialize in police sciences.
The amount of money on hand will answer the rest of the conundrum for them.
The two men are led by a woman going by the moniker Conundrum, and their costumes sport black and green color schemes along with disturbingly familiar question marks emblazoned on their outfits.

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::: synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize